Definition of rohuna in English:

rohuna

noun

rare, historical
  • More fully "rohuna tree". The Indian tree Soymida febrifuga (family Meliaceae), whose bark was formerly used medicinally as a febrifuge. Also: an alkaloid supposedly extracted from this bark (later identified as strychnine).

Origin

Early 19th century. From Sanskrit rohaṇa rohun.

Pronunciation

rohuna

/rəʊˈhʌnə/