Australian sassafras

noun

Definition of Australian sassafras

1 : a tall tree (Doryphora sassafras) of the family Monimiaceae with aromatic bark and leaves
2 : a tree (Atherosperma moschata) of the family Monimiaceae with dark gray wood

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“Australian sassafras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Australian%20sassafras. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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