Myrcia acris
Bay rum Bay" rum" A fragrant liquid, used for cosmetic and medicinal purposes. [1913 Webster]

Note: The original bay rum, from the West Indies, is prepared, it is believed, by distillation from the leaves of the bayberry ({Myrcia acris}). The bay rum of the Pharmacop[oe]ia (spirit of myrcia) is prepared from oil of myrcia (bayberry), oil of orange peel, oil of pimento, alcohol, and water. [1913 Webster]


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