Definition of yohimbe in English:


Pronunciation /yəˈhimbā/ /jəˈhɪmbeɪ/ /yəˈhimbēz/ /jəˈhɪmbiz/


  • A tropical West African tree of the bedstraw family, from which the drug yohimbine is obtained.

    Pausinystalia johimbe, family Rubiaceae

    ‘They contain herbal ingredients such as yohimbe, ginseng, ginkgo and some that I have never heard of before.’
    • ‘The tablets are said to include ginseng and yohimbe bark.’


Late 19th century a local word.