Entry fanefitra (efitra)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanafody miaro amin' ny aretina, amin' ny fahavoazana: Maty mazava tsara tsy nisy fanefitra ilay baolina [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   A fleshy plant used with orange or lemon leaves in vapour baths given for small-pox. It is also used as a charm against the same disease, a piece of it being hung round the neck. [Richardson 1885]
   [Betsileo] A fleshy plant used by the Betsileo as a substitute for tea, which is said to be excellent. Same as parakitsitry [Richardson 1885]
   a preventive medicine or vaccine [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   médicament préventif; vaccin [Hallanger 1974]
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   parakitsitry
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Entry fanefitra (efitra)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [ fañefitra ] [Tambahoaka] fefy [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Zavatra entina misakana zavatra roa tsy hipoka [Rajemisa 1985]
French definition   Ce qu'on cloisonne, où l'on met des séparations, des compartiments, manière de cloisonner [Abinal 1888]

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