an American tree, Sassafras albidum, of the laurel family, having egg-shaped leaves and long clusters of greenish-yellow flowers.
the aromatic bark of its root, used medicinally and especially for flavoring beverages, confectionery, etc.
an aromatic deciduous lauraceous tree, Sassafras albidum, of North America, having three-lobed leaves and dark blue fruits
the aromatic dried root bark of this tree, used as a flavouring, and yielding sassafras oil
(Austral) any of several unrelated trees having a similar fragrant bark
noun 1. a yellowish or reddish-yellow, aromatic volatile oil distilled from sassafras root, used in flavoring, perfumery, and medicine. sassafras oil noun 1. a clear volatile oil that is extracted from the root of the sassafras tree and contains camphor, pinene, and safrole
noun 1. a tea made from the aromatic dried bark of the root of the sassafras tree, often used medicinally as a stimulant, diaphoretic, and diuretic.
noun, plural Sassanids, Sassanidae [suh-sah-ni-dee, -san-i-] /səˈsɑ nɪˌdi, -ˈsæn ɪ-/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of a dynasty that ruled in Persia a.d. 226–651. adjective 2. of or relating to the Sassanids or their dynasty. noun (pl) Sassanids, Sassanidae (sæˈsænɪˌdiː) 1. any member of the native dynasty that built and ruled an empire in Persia […]
noun 1. a city in NW Sardinia. noun 1. a city in NW Sardinia, Italy: the second-largest city on the island; university (1565). Pop: 120 729 (2001)