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  • noun A distinctive shrub or small tree native to northern Mexico and the farthest southern edge of California and Arizona, Bursera microphylla, having a smooth-skinned, bulging round trunk reminiscent of an elephant's trunk or legs.

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  • noun small tree or shrub of the southwestern United States having a spicy odor and odd-pinnate leaves and small clusters of white flowers


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