Definition of Camphor tree

1. Noun. Large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor.

Exact synonyms: Cinnamomum Camphora
Generic synonyms: Laurel
Group relationships: Cinnamomum, Genus Cinnamomum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camphor Tree

camphire
camphires
camphogen
camphol
campholic acid
camphols
camphor
camphor-6-exo-hydroxylase
camphor 5-monooxygenase
camphor ball
camphor daisy
camphor dune tansy
camphor ice
camphor liniment
camphor oil
camphor tree (current term)
camphoraceous
camphorate
camphorated
camphorated oil
camphorated tincture of opium
camphorates
camphorating
camphoric
camphoric acid
camphoronic acid
camphors
camphorsulphonic
camphorsulphonic acid
camphorsultam

Literary usage of Camphor tree

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"Valentyn gives the following statement on this subject, which was in 1680 communicated to him by Arent Sylvius :— "The Camphor-tree is found in several ..."

2. The Island of Formosa, Past and Present: History, People, Resources, and by James Wheeler Davidson (1903)
"The camphor tree abounds in the central and southern provinces of ... It is recorded that, in Italy a camphor tree, in eight years from the planting of the ..."

3. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"Jakun it is the Camphor-tree Spirit which has to be propitiated ; and the use of the taboo jargon is only one part of the necessary ritual, ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"camphor tree, This leads me to speak a word in favor of one of the most beautiful as well as useful trees, the " Laurus camphora," or camphor tree. ..."

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