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buckly whitey

[from lignum vitae] n. 1. the lignum vitae tree, Guiacum officinale. = LIGDUM VITAE, NIGLUM VITAE (Andros)

2. a tree (sp?) resembling the lignum vitae, but with rougher bark and wood that is not so yellow. (San Sal.)

Tags: noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2012-01-08 16:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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