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hard back

/hahd bak/, hard bark /hand bahk/ n. a tree, Thouinia discolor, whose bark is boiled into a medicinal infusion: 1977 (Patterson 101). If Tom Fletch was livin buoy the bush he il bile, da hard back (Brown 32). = NAKED WOOD , QUICKSILVER BUSH (Exuma, Mayag.)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2012-12-04 09:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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