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.
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a small myrtaceous tree or shrub, Melaleuca leucadendron, native to the East Indies and Australia, with whitish flowers and leaves
a green aromatic oil derived from this tree, used to treat skin diseases
a lauraceous tree, Umbellularia californica, whose aromatic leaves are used in medicine
a variant spelling of cajuput
cineole. a colorless, oily, slightly water-soluble liquid terpene ether, C 10 H 18 O, having a camphorlike odor and a pungent, spicy, cooling taste, found in eucalyptus, cajeput, and other essential oils: used in flavoring, perfumery, and medicine chiefly as an expectorant.
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a sweet, baked, breadlike food, made with or without shortening, and usually containing flour, sugar, baking powder or soda, eggs, and liquid flavoring. a flat, thin mass of bread, especially unleavened bread. pancake; griddlecake. a shaped or molded mass of other food: a fish cake. a shaped or compressed mass: a cake of soap; a […]
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