from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See quassia, 2.
  • noun A tall stout tree, Sterculia fætida, of the East Indies, eastern Africa, and Australia. The wood is soft, and thought to be of little value.
  • noun In Australia, Flindersia Schottiana, one of the trees called Queensland yellow-wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A tall tree (Simaruba amara) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Simaruba amara, a tall tree of tropical America, one of the trees that yield quassia.

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  • noun large tree of Australasia


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