cainca root
Cahinca root Ca*hin"ca root` [Written also {cainca root}.] [See {Cahincic}.] (Bot.) The root of an American shrub ({Chiococca racemosa}), found as far north as Florida Keys, from which cahincic acid is obtained; also, the root of the South American {Chiococca anguifuga}, a celebrated antidote for snake poison. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Cahinca root — Ca*hin ca root [Written also {cainca root}.] [See {Cahincic}.] (Bot.) The root of an American shrub ({Chiococca racemosa}), found as far north as Florida Keys, from which cahincic acid is obtained; also, the root of the South American {Chiococca… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chiococca anguifuga — Cahinca root Ca*hin ca root [Written also {cainca root}.] [See {Cahincic}.] (Bot.) The root of an American shrub ({Chiococca racemosa}), found as far north as Florida Keys, from which cahincic acid is obtained; also, the root of the South… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chiococca racemosa — Cahinca root Ca*hin ca root [Written also {cainca root}.] [See {Cahincic}.] (Bot.) The root of an American shrub ({Chiococca racemosa}), found as far north as Florida Keys, from which cahincic acid is obtained; also, the root of the South… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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