Definition of kratom in US English:

kratom

noun

  • 1A preparation of the leaves of an SE Asian evergreen tree, consumed (depending on the amount) as a sedative or a stimulant.

    ‘she's been taking kratom several times a week for the past nine months’
  • 2The tree, related to the coffee plant, from which kratom leaves are taken.

    Mitaogyna speciosa, family Rubiaceae

Origin

Thai.

Pronunciation