camphor tree

noun

Definition of camphor tree

  1. :  a large Asian evergreen tree (Cinnamomum camphora) of the laurel family grown in warm regions

1607

First Known Use of camphor tree

1607


Medical Dictionary

camphor tree

noun

Medical Definition of camphor tree

  1. :  a large Asian evergreen tree of the genus Cinnamomum (C. camphora) that is grown in warm areas and has smooth branches and shining lanceolate leaves and from which camphor is obtained

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