sassafras tree

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Noun1.sassafras tree - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and barksassafras tree - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
sassafras - dried root bark of the sassafras tree
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Sassafras - a genus of sassafras
sassafras oil - oil from root bark of sassafras trees; used in perfumery and as a disinfectant
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And then there's the file powder, the ground leaves and stems of the sassafras tree. Without roux and file, gumbo isn't a thick and rich stew.
Indeed, he makes the point that although the sassafras tree was used as a tonic and as a flavoring in root beer, a chemical found naturally in the plant can cause liver damage and cancer.
The host plants for this butterfly include the spicebush, from which it gets its common name, and the sassafras tree.
Its main ingredient is Piperonyl methyl ketone (PMK), better known as a synthesised derivative of the sassafras tree whose bark is used to make aromatherapy oils.
Sassafras is the dried bark of the sassafras tree, Sassafras albidum, which is native to North America.
For example, some have controls on "Sassafras Oil" - a root bark distilled from the sassafras tree - while others do not.
There is a snapshot of an old campus sassafras tree. Because of its aged and forlorn state, the maintenance department decides that the old tree needs to be cut down.
If I could find a sassafras tree, I knew I could relieve my thirst by chewing its leaves.
A new clearwing borer on sassafras tree from Jiangxi and Hunan, China (Lep.
Lovers of history must stop by the City Cemetery on Huntington Street to see the 66-foot-tall sassafras tree growing there, 18 feet in circumference.
On 2 Sep 2014, nine open-grown sassafras trees (38-61 cm diameter at breast height) were observed with wilt-like symptoms near Bernice (Union Parish), in northern Louisiana (32.814184[degrees]N, 92.671021[degrees]W).