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fever tree

n.
Any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or sometimes thought to cause fever, especially Pinckneya bracteata of the southeast United States, Acacia xanthophloea of southern Africa, certain species of eucalyptus, or cinchona.

fever tree

n
1. (Plants) any of several trees that produce a febrifuge or tonic, esp Pinckneya pubens, a rubiaceous tree of SE North America
2. (Plants) a tall leguminous swamp tree, Acacia xanthophloea, of southern Africa, with fragrant yellow flowers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fever tree - any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.fever tree - ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever
genus Pinckneya, Pinckneya - small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
3.fever tree - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oilfever tree - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
4.fever tree - African tree supposed to mark healthful regionsfever tree - African tree supposed to mark healthful regions
genus Acacia - large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
acacia - any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
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