groene amara, noun phrase

Forms:
Also groen amara, groenamare, and with initial capitals.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, groene combining form of groen green + amara bitter medicine.
A patent medicine made from a variety of herbs and taken for the relief of stomach and chest complaints. See also (old) Dutch medicine (Dutch adjective sense 2).
1949 L.G. Green In Land of Afternoon 45Buchu azyn, Groene Amara for stomach ache.
1989 D. Smuts Folk Remedies 22Chest with phlegm, 2 large tablespoons honey,..1 bottle groen amara.
A patent medicine made from a variety of herbs and taken for the relief of stomach and chest complaints.

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