Pich´u`rim bean`(pĭch´ũ`rĭm bēn`)
|1.||(Bot.) The seed of a Brazilian lauraceous tree (Nectandra Puchury) of a taste and smell between those of nutmeg and of sassafras, - sometimes used medicinally. Called also sassafras nut.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.