Araroba



the wood of a Brazilian, leguminous tree, Andira araroba, from which is derived.
Pharmacology, .
Historical Examples

The Goa powder or araroba is contained in the trunk, filling crevices in the heartwood.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various

noun
a Brazilian leguminous tree, Andira araroba
Also called Goa powder. a bitter yellow powder obtained from cavities in the wood of this tree, formerly used in medicine to treat skin ailments See also chrysarobin

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