aburachan seed

noun abu·ra·chan seed \ˌäbərəˈchän-\

Definition of aburachan seed

  1. :  the seed of a Japanese shrub (Benzoin praecox) yielding an aromatic medicinal oil

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Origin and Etymology of aburachan seed

borrowed from Japanese aburachan, the plant Lindera (Benzoin) praecox, from abura “oil” + chan “pitch, tar”


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