Piperelongatum
Matico Ma*ti"co, n. (Bot.) A Peruvian plant ({Piperelongatum} or {Artanthe elongatum}), allied to the pepper, the leaves of which are used as a styptic and astringent. [1913 Webster]

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  • Artanthe elongatum — Matico Ma*ti co, n. (Bot.) A Peruvian plant ({Piperelongatum} or {Artanthe elongatum}), allied to the pepper, the leaves of which are used as a styptic and astringent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matico — Ma*ti co, n. (Bot.) A Peruvian plant ({Piperelongatum} or {Artanthe elongatum}), allied to the pepper, the leaves of which are used as a styptic and astringent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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