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(hō-hō'bă)
Herbal oil remedy pressed from Simmondsia chinensis and S. californica; alleged to grow hair and cure dermatologic disorders.
[Mexican Sp.]
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jojoba

(hŏ-hō′bă) [Mexican Span. fr the O'odham Indians]
A shrub of the Mojave and Sonoran deserts of North America (Simmondsia chinensis), whose seeds produce an oil used as an emollient.
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