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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Hercules' club.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Pacific coast tree (Umbellularia californica) having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the toothache-trees, Xanthoxylum Clava-Herculis.
  • n. See Licania.
  • n. The clove-cassia. See Cassia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood

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