Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The bayberry or wax-myrtle, Myrica cerifera.

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Examples

  • "There is a plant here from the berries of which they make a kind of wax or tallow, and for that reason the Swedes call it the tallow-shrub.

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