Magnolia glauca
Sassafras Sas"sa*fras, n. [F. sassafras (cf. It. sassafrasso, sassafras, Sp. sasafras, salsafras, salsifrax, salsifragia, saxifragia), fr. L. saxifraga saxifrage. See {Saxifrage}.] (Bot.) An American tree of the Laurel family ({Sassafras officinale}); also, the bark of the roots, which has an aromatic smell and taste. [1913 Webster]

{Australian sassafras}, a lofty tree ({Doryophora Sassafras}) with aromatic bark and leaves.

{Chilian sassafras}, an aromatic tree ({Laurelia sempervirens}).

{New Zealand sassafras}, a similar tree ({Laurelia Nov[ae] Zelandi[ae]}).

{Sassafras nut}. See {Pichurim bean}.

{Swamp sassafras}, the sweet bay ({Magnolia glauca}). See {Magnolia}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Magnolia glauca — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • magnólia-glauca — s. f. Magnólia dos nossos jardins …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Магнолия глаука - Magnolia glauca, Магнолия синеватая, виргинская — Растет в Северной Америке на низких заболоченных местах и торфяных болотах, но чаще в горных лесах, в мшистых лесах высокогорий.В прошлом входила в фармакопею США кора молодых ветвей, которая употреблялась в виде настоя, отвара, настойки как… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Magnolia — Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnolia acuminata — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnolia Campbellii — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnolia conspicua — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnolia cordata — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnolia Fraseri — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnolia grandiflora — Magnolia Mag*no li*a, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.] (Bot.) A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet scented whitish or reddish flowers. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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