Pond spice

(Bot.) an American shrub (Tetranthera geniculata) of the Laurel family, with small oval leaves, and axillary clusters of little yellow flowers. The whole plant is spicy. It grows in ponds and swamps from Virginia to Florida.

See also: Pond

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.