laurel (def 1).
an American magnolia, Magnolia virginiana, having large oblong leaves and fragrant, white flowers, common on the Atlantic coast.
a small tree, Magnolia virginiana, of SE North America, having large fragrant white flowers: family Magnoliaceae (magnolias) Sometimes shortened to bay
noun 1. a North American tree, Betula lenta, having smooth, blackish bark and twigs that are a source of methyl salicylate.
noun 1. methyl salicylate. methyl salicylate noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C 8 H 8 O 3 , produced synthetically or by maceration and subsequent distillation from birch or gaultheria: used chiefly in perfumery and flavoring, and in medicine as a counterirritant in external preparations.
noun 1. Also called stomach sweetbread. the pancreas of an animal, especially a calf or a lamb, used for food. 2. Also called neck sweetbread, throat sweetbread. the thymus gland of such an animal, used for food. noun 1. the pancreas (stomach sweetbread) or the thymus gland (neck or throat sweetbread) of an animal, used […]
noun 1. sweet flag. noun 1. a plant, Acorus calamus, of the arum family, having long, sword-shaped leaves and a pungent, aromatic rootstock. noun 1. an aroid marsh plant, Acorus calamus, having swordlike leaves, small greenish flowers, and aromatic roots Also called calamus