Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of evergreen aromatic shrubs or small trees, belonging to the natural order Magnoliaceæ and nearly related to the genus Illicium. There are 5 species, of which 2 are Australian, the others belonging respectively to New Zealand, Borneo, and South America. D. Winteri of South America yields Winter's bark (which see, under
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A genus of magnoliaceous trees. Drimys aromatica furnishes Winter's bark.
- n. shrubs and trees of southern hemisphere having aromatic foliage
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