mechoacan

Mechoacan

Me*cho"a*can\, n. A species of jalap, of very feeble properties, said to be obtained from the root of a species of Convolvulus (C. Mechoacan); -- so called from Michoacan, in Mexico, whence it is obtained.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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