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[jal-uh p, jah-luh p] /ˈdʒæl əp, ˈdʒɑ ləp/

the dried tuberous root of any of several plants, especially Exogonium purga, of the morning glory family, or the light yellowish powder derived from it, used in medicine chiefly as a purgative.
any of these plants.
a Mexican convolvulaceous plant, Exogonium (or Ipomoea) purga
any of several similar or related plants
the dried and powdered root of any of these plants, used as a purgative
the resin obtained from any of these plants


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