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  • n. An elegant white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, Gordonia lasianthus, growing in the maritime parts of the Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in tanning.
  • n. A similar West Indian tree, Gordonia haematoxylon

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an elegant white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus Gordonia (Gordonia Lasianthus), growing in the maritime parts of the Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in tanning. Also, a similar West Indian tree (Laplacea hæmatoxylon).

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