calisaya


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calisaya

(ˌkælɪˈseɪə)
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1. (Plants) the bark of any of several tropical trees of the rubiaceous genus Cinchona, esp C. calisaya, from which quinine is extracted. Also called: calisaya bark, yellowbark or cinchona
2. (Pharmacology) the bark of any of several tropical trees of the rubiaceous genus Cinchona, esp C. calisaya, from which quinine is extracted. Also called: calisaya bark, yellowbark or cinchona
[C19: from Spanish, from the name of a Bolivian Indian who taught the uses of quinine to the Spanish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calisaya - Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowerscalisaya - Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark
genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona - large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
chinchona, cinchona - any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
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Distillers include Indio Spirits, New Deal Distillery, Stowaway Spirits, Rainbow Whiskey, Elixir Spirits - Calisaya, Backdrop Distillery, Oregon Rye Grass - Spiritopia, Rolling River Distillery, Vivacity Spirits, Still Wagon Distillery, Swallowtail Vodka, Immortal Spirits, Wild Roots Vodka, House Spirits, Thomas & Sons Distillery, Eastside Distilling and Harris Bridge.
Carranza ordeno que los citados efectos, propiedad de Juan Jose de Aguirre, <<ya en Arica o Lima los enajenen a plata o a cambio de cobre, estano, algodon, cacao o quinas de Huanuco o Calisaya conforme a las circunstancias>>.
2) En Puno pasaron a la segunda vuelta, para la presidencia regional, Juan Luque Mamani, del movimiento politico Proyecto de la Integracion para la Cooperacion (PICO), y el exdirigente aimara Walter Aduviri Calisaya, de Democracia Directa.
Al ano siguiente, este mismo comerciante celebro una compania con Juan de Dios Arauzo, a fin de que pueda <<conseguir toda la cascarilla, tabla calisaya raspada y de buena calidad, tambien una vainilla buena y legitima>>; en contrapartida Cristobal Guillermo Schutte debia entregar varios efectos, bestias y dinero, <<para el unico fin de conseguir vainilla y cascarilla>> en el interior de la selva boliviana (94).
405 pesos para la compra de "376 churlas de cascarilla calisaya de La Paz y 28 zurrones de cascarilla de las montanas de Caravaya".
Otro producto comercializado era la cascarilla o quina calisaya (en lengua aymara), elemento base para la elaboracion de la quinina, empleada para combatir la malaria y que era muy comun en la epoca.