from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A volatile aromatic oil distilled from the root-wood and root-bark of the common sassafras. Also oil of sassafras.
  • n. A volatile oil obtained from the bark of the Victorian sassafras, with an odor resembling sassafras and caraway.
  • n. An oil extracted from sassafras-nuts or Pichurim beans.
  • n. See Ocotea.


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