barbasco barbasco

Definition(s):

  • (n) West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. These two chemicals, both extracted from the root of the barbasco (Mexican yam), are as alike as tweedledum and tweedledee.
  2. Syntex had been doing modestly well extracting male and female hormones from the barbasco (giant Mexican yam) and supplying them in bulk to other drug firms.

News

  • Nimishillen Township trustees, June 28 meeting

    NIMISHILLEN TWP. — KEY ACTION Accepted road-paving bids from four suppliers. DISCUSSION Road Superintendent Sam Volpe will review the bids and bring a recommendation to the July 25 trustees’ meeting. The bids ran from a low of $239,600 from Central-Allied to $308,800 from Barbasco.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

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