CINCHONA MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Cinchona Definition & Synonyms

  1. (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.
  2. (n.) The bark of any species of Cinchona containing three per cent. or more of bitter febrifuge alkaloids; Peruvian bark; Jesuits bark.


Synonyms:
Chinchona,

• Cinchonaceous Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Allied or pertaining to cinchona, or to the plants that produce it.


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