Meaning of guaco

gua•co

Pronunciation: (gwä'kō), [key]
— pl. -cos.
  1. a climbing composite plant, Mikania guaco, of tropical America.
  2. its leaves, or a substance obtained from them, sometimes used locally as an antidote for snakebites.
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