conessi
conessi conessi n. a tropical Asian tree ({Holarrhena pubescens} or {Holarrhena antidysenterica}) with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea.

Syn: ivory tree, kurchi, kurchee, {Holarrhena pubescens}, {Holarrhena antidysenterica}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • conessi — gauruotoji užtūrenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Holarrhena pubescens), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Holarrhena pubescens angl. conessi; holarrhena; kurchi; Tellicherry bark šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • conessi — The bark of Holarrhena antidysenterica (family Apocynaceae), an Indian tree; used as an astringent and in the treatment of dysentery and amebiasis. SYN: kurchi bark. [E. Ind.] …   Medical dictionary

  • conessi — co·nes·si …   English syllables

  • conessi — noun tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea • Syn: ↑ivory tree, ↑kurchi, ↑kurchee, ↑Holarrhena pubescens, ↑Holarrhena antidysenterica • Hypernyms: ↑tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • conessi bark — kəˈnesē noun Etymology: origin unknown : tellicherry bark …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holarrhena antidysenterica — conessi conessi n. a tropical Asian tree ({Holarrhena pubescens} or {Holarrhena antidysenterica}) with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea. Syn: ivory tree, kurchi, kurchee, {Holarrhena pubescens},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holarrhena antidysenterica — conessi conessi n. a tropical Asian tree ({Holarrhena pubescens} or {Holarrhena antidysenterica}) with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea. Syn: ivory tree, kurchi, kurchee, {Holarrhena pubescens},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holarrhena pubescens — conessi conessi n. a tropical Asian tree ({Holarrhena pubescens} or {Holarrhena antidysenterica}) with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea. Syn: ivory tree, kurchi, kurchee, {Holarrhena pubescens},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holarrhena pubescens — conessi conessi n. a tropical Asian tree ({Holarrhena pubescens} or {Holarrhena antidysenterica}) with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea. Syn: ivory tree, kurchi, kurchee, {Holarrhena pubescens},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conessine — kəˈne(ˌ)sēn, nesə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary conessi (bark) + ine : a very bitter poisonous crystalline alkaloid C24H40N2 obtained from certain tropical trees of the family Apocynaceae (especially Holarrhena… …   Useful english dictionary

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