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rat wood

[etym?] n. a tree, Erythroxylon brevipes, with reddish bark and small red fruit: 1910 (Northrop 159). 1977 E. rotundifolium (Patterson 35). cf. EBOE LIGHTWOOD, REDWOOD (Black)

Tags: fruit, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2012-11-30 18:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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