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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Quassia amara (0.02689 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Quassia amara.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Quassia amara Quassia amara n : handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark [syn: quassia, bitterwood]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quassia amara Quassia \Quas"si*a\, n. [NL. From the name of a negro, Quassy, or Quash, who prescribed this article as a specific.] The wood of several tropical American trees of the order Simarube[ae], as Quassia amara, Picr[ae]na excelsa, and Simaruba amara. It is intensely bitter, and is used in medicine and sometimes as a substitute for hops in making beer. [1913 Webster]

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