Krameria Ixina
Rhatany Rhat"a*ny, Rhatanhy Rhat"an*hy, n. [Sp. ratania, rata[~n]a, Peruv. rata[~n]a.] The powerfully astringent root of a half-shrubby Peruvian plant ({Krameria triandra}). It is used in medicine and to color port wine. [Written also {ratany}.] [1913 Webster]

{Savanilla rhatany}, the root of {Krameria Ixina}, a native of New Granada. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Rhatanhy — Rhatany Rhat a*ny, Rhatanhy Rhat an*hy, n. [Sp. ratania, rata[ n]a, Peruv. rata[ n]a.] The powerfully astringent root of a half shrubby Peruvian plant ({Krameria triandra}). It is used in medicine and to color port wine. [Written also {ratany}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhatany — Rhat a*ny, Rhatanhy Rhat an*hy, n. [Sp. ratania, rata[ n]a, Peruv. rata[ n]a.] The powerfully astringent root of a half shrubby Peruvian plant ({Krameria triandra}). It is used in medicine and to color port wine. [Written also {ratany}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Savanilla rhatany — Rhatany Rhat a*ny, Rhatanhy Rhat an*hy, n. [Sp. ratania, rata[ n]a, Peruv. rata[ n]a.] The powerfully astringent root of a half shrubby Peruvian plant ({Krameria triandra}). It is used in medicine and to color port wine. [Written also {ratany}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • savanilla rhatany — noun Etymology: after Savanilla, former seaport, Colombia : the root of a shrub (Krameria ixina) as distinguished from rhatany obtained from other plants of the genus Krameria …   Useful english dictionary

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