genus Chinchona

noun
large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
Syn: ↑genus Cinchona
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms:

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  • chinchona — noun any of several trees of the genus Cinchona • Syn: ↑cinchona • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑Cartagena bark, ↑Cinchona cordifolia, ↑Cinchona lancifolia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Cinchona — noun large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark • Syn: ↑genus Chinchona • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinchona — Chin*cho na, Chincona Chin*co na any of several trees of the genus {Cinchona}. Same as {Cinchona}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Rubiaceae — noun widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry • Syn: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑madder family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • madder family — noun widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry • Syn: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubiaceae — noun widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry • Syn: ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • calisaya — noun Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark • Syn: ↑Cinchona officinalis, ↑Cinchona ledgeriana, ↑Cinchona calisaya • Hypernyms: ↑cinchona,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cartagena bark — noun Colombian tree; source of Cartagena bark (a cinchona bark) • Syn: ↑Cinchona cordifolia, ↑Cinchona lancifolia • Hypernyms: ↑cinchona, ↑chinchona • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Cinchona, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cinchona calisaya — noun Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark • Syn: ↑calisaya, ↑Cinchona officinalis, ↑Cinchona ledgeriana • Hypernyms: ↑cinchona, ↑chinchona …   Useful english dictionary

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