monesia

[ muh-nee-zhuh ]
/ məˈni ʒə /

noun Pharmacology.

a preparation extracted from the bark of a South American tree, Pradosia lactescens, and used chiefly as an astringent and as an expectorant.

Nearby words

  1. moneme,
  2. monensin,
  3. monera,
  4. moneran,
  5. monergism,
  6. monessen,
  7. monesthetic,
  8. monestrous,
  9. monet,
  10. monet, claude

Origin of monesia

First recorded in 1835–45; origin obscure

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