guaco

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guaco

(ˈɡwɑːkəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Plants) any of several tropical American plants whose leaves are used as an antidote to snakebite, esp the climbers Mikania guaco, family Asteraceae (composites), or Aristolochia maxima (A. serpentina), family Aristolochiaceae
2. (Plants) the leaves of any of these plants
[C19: from American Spanish]
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