from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several North American deciduous shrubs of the genus Calycanthus, having opposite leaves, fragrant reddish-brown flowers, and many dry fruits enclosed in a cup.

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  • n. hardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove-scented wood and fragrant red-brown flowers


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