Cajeput



a tree, Melaleuca leucadendron, of the myrtle family, native to Australia and New Guinea, having papery bark and yielding a greenish, aromatic oil (cajeput oil) used in medicine and perfumes.
Historical Examples

The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure

noun
a variant spelling of cajuput

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