Ocotea cymbarum oil
Definition of Ocotea cymbarum oil
: an essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the wood of Brazilian trees (Ocotea cymbarum) and used chiefly as a source of safrole and as a substitute for sassafras oil in technical but not medicinal preparations
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Origin and Etymology of ocotea cymbarum oil
New Latin Ocotea cymbarum (species name of a Brazilian tree) + English oil
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