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copaiba

Pronunciation: ko-pi'ba

Definition: The oleoresin of Copaifera officinalis and other species of Copaifera (family Leguminosae), a South American plant; copaiba oil is used as an expectorant, diuretic, and stimulant.

Synonym(s): balsam of copaiba

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