Jamaica dogwood

noun

Definition of Jamaica dogwood

: a West Indian tree (Piscidia erythrina) the narcotic root of which is used as a fish poison in Jamaica

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“Jamaica dogwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jamaica%20dogwood. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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