Definition of Cinchona tree

1. Noun. Small tree of Ecuador and Peru having very large glossy leaves and large panicles of fragrant pink flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark.

Exact synonyms: Cinchona Pubescens
Group relationships: Genus Chinchona, Genus Cinchona
Generic synonyms: Chinchona, Cinchona



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinchona Tree

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cinanserin
cinanserin hydrochloride
cinch
cinched
cincher
cinchers
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cinching
cinchocaine
cinchocaines
cinchol
cinchona
cinchona alkaloids
cinchona bark
cinchona tree (current term)
cinchonaceous
cinchonas
cinchonic
cinchonidia
cinchonidine
cinchonine
cinchonines
cinchoninium
cinchonism
cinchonisms
cinchophen
cincinnus
cinclisis
cinct

Literary usage of Cinchona tree

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"cinchona-tree was introduced into India in valued at £1000000. The cinchona-tree re- ident Barrios to try this experiment. The 000 been repaid, ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"The cinchona - tree was introduced into India in 1879, at the instance of the ... The cinchona-tree requires a tropical climate and a plentiful rainfall. ..."

3. Francisco Jose De Caldas: A Scientist at Work in Nueva Granada by John W. Appel, M.D. (1994)
"A memoir discussing the geographical distribution of the cinchona tree. 3. A general study of plant geography. In the application of his concept of plant ..."

4. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1881)
"digenous pseudo cinchona tree in Georgia, that a good variety might be made to grow there, and it is even possible that by grafting with slips of the best ..."

5. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... post, support; cap, string piece; keel; skittle, ninepin; tall skittle-shaped bottle. quina, m. cinchona (tree and bark). ..."

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