hoop withe

hoop withe
noun or hoop withy
1. : a tropical Old World shrub (Colubrina asiatica) the fruits of which are used as fish poison in the Philippines
2. : a tropical American shrub of a genus (Trichostigma) of the family Phytolaccaceae (especially T. octandrum)

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