Chaulmoogra

Catégories : Plante médicinale
Chaulmoogra (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • chaulmugra

Etymology

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Noun

chaulmoogra (plural chaulmoogras)

  1. A tree found in Southeast Asia, Hydnocarpus wightiana, which yields an oil that was formerly used as a treatment for leprosy.

Derived terms

  • chaulmoogra oil
  • chaulmoogric
  • chaulmoogric acid

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