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Noun: cinchona  sin'kow-nu
  1. Medicinal bark of cinchona trees; source of quinine and quinidine
    - cinchona bark, Peruvian bark, Jesuit's bark
  2. Any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
    - chinchona

Derived forms: cinchonas

Type of: bark, tree

Part of: genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona

Encyclopedia: Cinchona