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(Plants) a clear volatile oil that is extracted from the root of the sassafras tree and contains camphor, pinene, and safrole
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|Noun||1.||sassafras oil - oil from root bark of sassafras trees; used in perfumery and as a disinfectant|
sassafras, Sassafras albidum, sassafras tree - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water