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monesia

[muh-nee-zhuh] /məˈni ʒə/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a preparation extracted from the bark of a South American tree, Pradosia lactescens, and used chiefly as an astringent and as an expectorant.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; origin obscure
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