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chewstick, chawstick

[Atlantic; from the chewing of its twigs to clean the teeth] n. a shrub, Gouania domingensis: 1889 chewstick (Gardner 373); 1910 chawstick (Northrop 124). (Inagua, Mayag.)

Tags: noun, plant, shrub

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Last update: 2010-12-23 16:03
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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