from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An evergreen shrub or small tree of the holly kind, Ilex vomitoria, better known as I. Cassine, found from Virginia around the coast to Texas, thence to Arkansas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) Same as
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- noun Alternative form of
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The cassine, or yapon, is a shrub which never grows higher than 15 feet; its bark is very smooth, and the wood flexible.
Boil a large handful of the yapon in a quart of water for fifteen minutes, then remove it to your teapot, and drink it with sugar and cream.