Dipholis nigra
Bully tree Bul"ly tree` (b[.u]l"l[y^] tr[=e]`). (Bot.) The name of several West Indian trees of the order {Sapotace[ae]}, as {Dipholis nigra} and species of {Sapota} and {Mimusops}. Most of them yield a substance closely resembling gutta-percha. [1913 Webster]

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