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 American {Chiococca anguifuga}, a celebrated antidote for snake poison. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chiococca racemosa — Cahincic Ca*hin cic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, cahinca, the native name of a species of Brazilian {Chiococca}, perhaps {Chiococca racemosa}; as, cahincic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chiococca racemosa — Snowberry Snow ber ry, n. (Bot.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the {Symphoricarpus racemosus} of the Northern United States, and the {Chiococca racemosa} of Florida and tropical America. [1913 Webster] {Creeping snowberry}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chiococca racemosa L. — Symbol CHAL8 Synonym Symbol CHRA6 Botanical Family Rubiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Chiococca alba — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — (Ch. L., Schneebeere), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Rubiaceae Coffeaceae Coffeeae, 1. Ordn. 5. Klasse L.; Arten: Ch. racemosa, westindischer Strauch mit eilanzettförmigen Blättern, blaßgelben, traubenständigen Blumen u. schneeweißen Beeren …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Chiococca — R. Br, (Schneebeere), Gattung der Rubiazeen, oft kletternde Sträucher mit gegenständigen, eiförmigen oder lanzettlichen, glänzenden, lederartigen Blättern, breiten Nebenblättern, gelblichweißen, in Wickeln oder Rispen vereinigten Blüten und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Chiococca — L., Schneebeere, tropisch südamerik. Pflanzengattg. der Rubiazeen. C. racemōsa L., ein brasil. und westind. Strauch, liefert die Caincawurzel (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Chiococca alba —   Chiococca alba …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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

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