sassafras

Definitions of sassafras
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n yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America

Synonyms:
Sassafras albidum, sassafras tree
Type of:
laurel
any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family

n dried root bark of the sassafras tree

Type of:
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning
something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts

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