from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or belonging to, the Simarubaceæ; typified by or like Simaruba.


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  • Guiana; among simarubaceous plants, the Quassia amara, celebrated in the feverish plains of Surinam; among terebinthaceous plants, the Rhus glabrum; among euphorbiaceous plants, the Croton cascarilla; among composite plants, the Eupatorium perfoliatum, the febrifuge qualities of which are known to the savages of North America.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America


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