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spoon wood

[OED, W3 different sp., formerly used to make spoons; the Bah. sp. has spoon-shaped leaves] n. a tree,Maytenus buxifolia: 1905 (Shattuck 240). One is gum-elemi bark, the other one is five-finger, the other one the love-vine then the other one name spoon wood (Acklins). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-10-26 17:46
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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