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  • n. A tree (Drimys winteri) native to Chile and Argentina, grown as an ornamental plant for its reddish-brown bark, bright green, fragrant leaves and clusters of creamy white, jasmine-scented flowers.
  • n. The bark of this tree.

Etymologies

After its discoverer, Captain John Winter, vice-admiral to Sir Francis Drake. (Wiktionary)

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