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granny bush

 [cf. GRANNY 2 in reference to its medicinal properties] n. a plant, Croton linearis: 1905 (Shattuck 207). 1978 Granny-bush. . .com­monly known as the rosemary of the West Indies. It has a delightful fragrance and may be found on the rocky shores (Higgs 4). = 'BAY WORMWOOD (Black)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-11-01 02:19
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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