Cahinca root

Ca`hin´ca root`


1.(Bot.) The root of an American shrub (Chiococca racemosa), found as far north as Florida Keys, from which cahincic acid is obtained; also, the root of the South American Chiococca anguifuga, a celebrated antidote for snake poison.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.