Guarana

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Guarana (Med) A preparation from the seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a woody climber of Brazil, used in making an astringent drink, and also in the cure of headache.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n guarana A paste prepared from the pounded seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a climbing sapindaceous shrub of Brazil, which in the form of rolls or cakes is extensively used in that country for both food and medicine (it contains caffein), and is employed especially in the preparation of a refreshing drink. Also called guarana-bread.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Guarana gwä-rä′na a paste prepared from the pounded seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a climbing Brazilian shrub, made in round or oblong cakes—Guarana Bread.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

On the Amazon carry guarana.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
One of the staple productions of the Upper Amazon is the guarana.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
What is commonly known as guarana, guarana bread or Brazilian cocoa, is prepared from the seeds as follows.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

There are no magazines, websites, or specialty stores to support your interest in sugary concoctions of taurine, guarana, ginseng and caffeine.
Guarana Formulated in Slimming Agent.
BAWLS Guarana Reports Steady Growth.
BAWLS Guarana has reported steady growth and strong results at the close of its second full fiscal year in operation.
Guarana Formulated in Slimming Agent.
The 400-pound Guarana in the Room.
Four Loko loses its caffeine, guarana and taurine.
Songs from Guarana Superpower logged in KDHX's playlists.
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