Spicewood
Spicewood Spice"wood`, n. (Bot.) An American shrub ({Lindera Benzoin}), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; -- called also {Benjamin}, {wild allspice}, and {fever bush}. [1913 Webster]

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  • spicewood — Allspice All spice , n. The berry of the pimento ({Eugenia pimenta}), a tree of the West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spicewood — /spuys wood /, n. spicebush (def. 1). [1750 60, Amer.; SPICE + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spicewood — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : any of several trees or shrubs having spicy aromatic wood; especially : spicebush 1 * * * /spuys wood /, n. spicebush (def. 1). [1750 60, Amer.; SPICE + WOOD1] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Benjamin — Spicewood Spice wood , n. (Bot.) An American shrub ({Lindera Benzoin}), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; called also {Benjamin}, {wild allspice}, and {fever bush}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fever bush — Spicewood Spice wood , n. (Bot.) An American shrub ({Lindera Benzoin}), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; called also {Benjamin}, {wild allspice}, and {fever bush}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lindera Benzoin — Spicewood Spice wood , n. (Bot.) An American shrub ({Lindera Benzoin}), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; called also {Benjamin}, {wild allspice}, and {fever bush}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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