Bigelovia veneta
Damiana Da`mi*a"na, n. [NL.; of uncertain origin.] (Med.) A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are several varieties derived from different plants, esp. from a species of {Turnera} and from {Bigelovia veneta}. --Wood & Bache. [1913 Webster]


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  • Damiana — Da mi*a na, n. [NL.; of uncertain origin.] (Med.) A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac. [1913 Webster] Note: There are several varieties derived from different plants, esp. from a species of {Turnera} and from {Bigelovia veneta}. Wood & Bache.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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