monesia definition

  • noun:
    • A vegetable extract introduced solid cakes from South America, considered to be derived from the bark of this tree Chrysophyllum glycyphloeum, and used as an alterative and astringent.
    • The bark, or a vegetable herb brought in solid desserts from South America and considered to be produced by the bark, associated with tree Chrysophyllum glycyphlœum. It's made use of as an alterative and astringent.
    • A vegetable plant thought to be based on the bark of Chrysophyllum glyciphlœum, shipped from Brazil in tough dense desserts. It seems having some stomachic, alterative, and astringent properties.

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