Sassafras



noun
1.
an American tree, Sassafras albidum, of the laurel family, having egg-shaped leaves and long clusters of greenish-yellow flowers.
2.
the aromatic bark of its root, used medicinally and especially for flavoring beverages, confectionery, etc.
noun
1.
an aromatic deciduous lauraceous tree, Sassafras albidum, of North America, having three-lobed leaves and dark blue fruits
2.
the aromatic dried root bark of this tree, used as a flavouring, and yielding sassafras oil
3.
(Austral) any of several unrelated trees having a similar fragrant bark

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