n. a tropical Asian tree (Holarrhena pubescens or Holarrhena antidysenterica) with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea.
Syn. -- ivory tree, kurchi, kurchee, Holarrhena pubescens, Holarrhena antidysenterica.
[WordNet 1.5]


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Con`es*to"ga wain

(?) }. [From Conestoga, Pennsylvania.] A kind of large broad-wheeled wagon, usually covered, for traveling in soft soil and on prairies.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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