One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1mass noun An astringent extract of the root of a South American shrub, used in medicine.
2The partially parasitic South American shrub which yields rhatany, which is also used as a source of dye.
Early 19th century: from modern Latin rhatania, via Portuguese and Spanish from Quechua ratánya.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.