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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cin·cho·na /sɪŋˈkonə, sɪnˈʧo-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cin·cho·na /sɪŋˈkonə, sɪnˈʧo-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cin·cho·na n.
 1. Bot. A genus of trees growing naturally on the Andes in Peru and adjacent countries, but now cultivated in the East Indies, producing a medicinal bark of great value.
 2. Med. The bark of any species of Cinchona containing three per cent. or more of bitter febrifuge alkaloids; Peruvian bark; Jesuits' bark.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of several trees of the genus Cinchona [syn: chinchona]