Definition of Toothache tree

1. Noun. Small deciduous aromatic shrub (or tree) having spiny branches and yellowish flowers; eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Sea Ash, Zanthoxylum Americanum, Zanthoxylum Fraxineum
Group relationships: Genus Zanthoxylum, Zanthoxylum
Generic synonyms: Prickly Ash



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothache Tree

tooth powder
tooth preparation
tooth pulp
tooth remineralization
tooth replantation
tooth resorption
tooth root
tooth root sensitivities
tooth sac
tooth shell
tooth shells
tooth socket
tooth spasms
tooth transplantation
toothache
toothache tree (current term)
toothaches
toothachey
toothachingly
toothachy
toothake
toothback
toothbill
toothbills
toothbrush
toothbrush mustache
toothbrush tree
toothbrushed
toothbrusher
toothbrushers

Literary usage of Toothache tree

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1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"The French name meant club tree, and the German name, the toothache tree. S 1. ... The three-fruited Xanthoxylum, or toothache tree. ..."

2. On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise by Marshall (William), Mr Marshall (1803)
"There are two SPECIES ; one of which, with due care, may b« enured to this climate : The toothache tree (so called from its bark being said to be ..."

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