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brassliter

/braslíyta/ [cf. Jam. /brazilíta/ D.TE; cf. OED braziletto and 17th century brasiletta from Sp., Port. brasilete Jamaica wood, diminutive of brasil Brazilwood DJE] n. braziletto, Caesalpina crista, a dyewood. (Black)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-09-15 21:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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