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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The blue-gum tree (Eucalyptus globulus): so called from its quality of preventing malaria. See Eucalyptus.
  • n. The Pinckneya pubens, a rubiaceous tree of the American coast, from South Carolina to Florida. The bark is used as a tonic and febrifuge, under the name of Georgia bark.

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