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EtymologyEdit

From a Tupian language ipekaaguéne, from ipeh ‎(low) + kaâ ‎(leaves) + guéne ‎(vomit), via Portuguese ipecacuanha.

NounEdit

ipecacuanha ‎(plural ipecacuanhas)

  1. A flowering plant, Carapichea ipecacuanha, the root of which has medicinal uses.
  2. The powdered root of this plant, used as an emetic; ipecac.

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ipecacuanha f (plural ipecacuanhas)

  1. ipecacuanha (flowering plant)
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