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cin•cho•na



Pronunciation: (sing-kō'nu, sin-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cinchona.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Cinchona, of the madder family, esp. C. calisaya, native to the Andes, cultivated there and in Java and India for its bark, which yields quinine and other alkaloids.
2. Also called Jesuit's bark, Peruvian bark. the medicinal bark of such trees or shrubs.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cinchona.html on line 125 cinchona (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cinchona.html on line 127 cinchona (Encyclopedia)

 

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