a tree, Cinnamomum camphora, of the laurel family, grown in eastern Asia and yielding camphor.
Historical Examples

Shadowings Lafcadio Hearn
The Inhabitants of the Philippines Frederic H. Sawyer
Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston

a lauraceous evergreen E Asian tree, Cinnamomum camphora, whose aromatic wood yields camphor
any similar tree, such as the dipterocarpaceous tree Dryobalanops aromatica of Borneo


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