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[stroh-fan-thuh s] /stroʊˈfæn θəs/
noun, plural strophanthuses.
any of various shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Strophanthus, of the dogbane family, chiefly of tropical Africa.
the dried, ripe seed of any of these plants, which yields the drug strophanthin.
any small tree or shrub of the apocynaceous genus Strophanthus, of tropical Africa and Asia, having strap-shaped twisted petals. The seeds of certain species yield the drug strophanthin
the seeds of any of these plants


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