yohimbe(redirected from yohimbes)
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1. (Plants) a rubiaceous tree native to W Africa
2. (Complementary Medicine) a natural remedy derived from the bark of this tree, used to treat male impotence
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yo•him•be(yoʊˈhɪm beɪ, -bi)
n., pl. -bes.
a tropical W African tree, Corynanthe johimbe, of the madder family, yielding an alkaloid formerly used as an aphrodisiac.
[(< New Latin) « a language of Cameroon]
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