• Cinchona Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A genus of trees growing naturally on the Andes in Peru and adjacent countries, but now cultivated in the East Indies, producing a medicinal bark of great value.
- (n.) The bark of any species of Cinchona containing three per cent. or more of bitter febrifuge alkaloids; Peruvian bark; Jesuits bark.
• Cinchonaceous Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Allied or pertaining to cinchona, or to the plants that produce it.