bay-rum tree

noun

Definition of bay-rum tree

: a West Indian tree (Pimenta racemosa) that is closely related to the allspice tree and is a source of an aromatic oil used in bay rum

First Known Use of bay-rum tree

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Bay-rum tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bay-rum%20tree. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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