Sassafras

This is a small group of deciduous trees, one of which is a native of North America, one is found in Formosa, and the other is from the mainland of Asia. S. albidum, the American kind, is found naturally along roads, in woods, and in fields from Massachusetts to Ontario and Michigan and southward to Florida and Texas. It can grow up to 90 feet high...
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sassafras

[n] - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark 2. [n] - dried root bark of the sassafras tree
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Sassafras

Sas'sa·fras noun [ French sassafras (cf. Italian sassafrasso , sassafras , Spanish sasafras , salsafras , salsifrax , salsifragia , saxifragia ), from Latin saxifraga saxifrage. See Saxifrage .] (Botany) An American tre...
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sassafras

<botany> An American tree of the Laurel family (Sassafras officinale); also, the bark of the roots, which has an aromatic smell and taste. Australian sassafras, a lofty tree (Doryophora Sassafras) with aromatic bark and leaves. Chilian sassafras, an aromatic tree (Laurelia sempervirens). New Zealand sassafras, a similar tree (Laurelia Novae Z...
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sassafras

noun dried root bark of the sassafras tree
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Sassafras

• (n.) An American tree of the Laurel family (Sassafras officinale); also, the bark of the roots, which has an aromatic smell and taste.
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Sassafras

(from the article `Laurales`) ...of which is the bay laurel (or bay tree, or sweet bay; L. nobilis), a native of the Mediterranean. The leaves of the bay laurel were once formed ...
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sassafras

(species Sassafras albidum), North American tree of the laurel family (Lauraceae), the aromatic leaf, bark, and root of which are used as a ... [1 related articles]
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Sassafras

Sassafras uariafolium
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sassafras

sassafras: see laurel.
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Sassafras

Sassafras is a genus of hardy deciduous trees of the family Laurinaceae represented by the single species
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sassafras

Type: Term Pronunciation: sas′ă-fras Definitions: 1. The dried bark of the root of Sassafras albidum (family Lauraceae), a tree of the eastern U.S.; a flavoring agent, diuretic, and diaphoretic; sassafras oil, a volatile oil obtained by distillation from the bark of S. albidum and S. variifolium, is used as a carminative, topical antisep...
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sassafras

sassafras
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