Monesia

Mo`ne´sia


n.1.(Pharm.) The bark, or a vegetable extract brought in solid cakes from South America and believed to be derived from the bark, of the tree Chrysophyllum glycyphlœum. It is used as an alterative and astringent.
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In Britain sheep act as the final host for only one tapeworm, which is called Monesia expanza.
* Peter Antonacci of Tallahassee, with Gray Robinson, succeeding Monesia Brown, appointed for a term beginning February 5, 2008, and ending July 1, 2011.
In fact, all but MONESIA, a preparation extracted from the bark of a South American tree, and HIATION, a gaping, are well enough known to be allowed in international Scrabble competition [Never Odd or Even (1997), O.V.