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gum-elemi, gumallamy

/gamálamiy/; camallomee /kamálamiy/ [from gum elerni] n. the gum elemi tree, Bursera simaruba, whose aromatic leaves are used in medicinal infusions: .1889 (Gardner 372). 1966 Comalamee tree (Crowley 95). 1976 Gemalamie tea (Eneas 38). If you hit somebody with a camalomie stick, he will die (Nassau). = TOURIST TREE I (Black)



Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2011-11-01 02:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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