Pareira

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pareira pa-rā′ra a tonic diuretic drug derived from various South and Central American plants.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Braz.

Usage

In literature:

Pareira says that in a gouty patient for whom he prescribed 1/6 gr.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Her captain, Don Pareira, was a fiery sea-fighter whom misfortune had not tamed.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine
The same paper credits the suggestion of the general idea of the Jubilee design to Mr. Pareira, an official of the Interior Department.
"Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery" by Clifton Armstrong Howes
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