Definition of yohimbe in US English:

yohimbe

noun

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

    Pausinystalia johimbe, family Rubiaceae

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

Origin

Late 19th century: a local word.

Pronunciation

yohimbe

/-bē/