yohimbe

yohimbe
noun Etymology: New Latin, probably from a Bantu language of southern Cameroon Date: 1930 a tropical African tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe syn. Corynanthe yohimbe) of the madder family whose bark yields yohimbine; also a preparation of the bark that is used especially as an aphrodisiac

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  • Yohimbe — ist eine aus Westafrika stammende Baumrinde. Der u. a. darin enthaltene psychoaktive Wirkstoff Yohimbin hat aphrodisierende Wirkung auf beiderlei Geschlecht. Yohimbin fördert die Durchblutung der Leistengegend und ist ein blutdrucksenkendes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • yohimbe — yōˈhimbā, yə , bē noun : a preparation of the bark of the yohimbé tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe syn. Corynanthe yohimbe) that contains the alkaloid yohimbine and in herbal medicine is held to be useful as an aphrodisiac and in treating weakness and …   Useful english dictionary

  • yohimbe — yo·him·be yō him bā, yə , bē n a tropical African tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe syn. Corynanthe yohimbe) of the madder family whose bark yields the alkaloid yohimbine also a preparation of the bark that is used esp. as an aphrodisiac …   Medical dictionary

  • Yohimbe — Pausinystalia johimbe Pausinystalia johimbe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yohimbé — yəˈhimbā, bē noun also yo·him·bi bē; or yo·him·bi·hi bəˌhē ( s) Etymology: of Bantu origin; akin to Duala djombéyohimbé : a tropical African tree (Corynanthe yohimbe) of the family Rubiaceae the bark of which yields yohimbine * * * /yoh him bay,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • yohimbe — /yoh him bay, bee/, n. a tropical African tree, Corynanthe johimbe, whose bark is a source of the alkaloid yohimbine. [( < NL) …   Universalium

  • yohimbe — [jəʊ hɪmbeɪ] noun a tropical West African tree from which the drug yohimbine is obtained. [Pausinystalia johimbe.] Origin C19: a local word …   English new terms dictionary

  • yohimbe — yo·him·be …   English syllables

  • yohimbé — yo·him·bé …   English syllables

  • yohimbe — yo•him•be [[t]yoʊˈhɪm beɪ, bi[/t]] n. pl. bes pln a tropical W African tree, Corynanthe johimbe, of the madder family, yielding an alkaloid formerly used as an aphrodisiac • Etymology: (< NL) « a language of Cameroon …   From formal English to slang

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