Definition: Pareira brava, the root of Chondodendron tomentosum and other species of Chondodendron (family Menispermaceae), a vine of the tropic Americas; one of the chief sources of d-tubocurarine; has diuretic and urinary antiseptic properties.
[Pg. parreira, vine trained against a wall]
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