Definition of drimys
1 capitalized : a genus of chiefly Australian shrubs or trees (family Magnoliaceae) having evergreen aromatic foliage — see winter's bark
2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Drimys
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Origin and Etymology of drimys
New Latin, from Greek, sharp, acrid; from the taste of the bark; akin to Latvian drīsme crack, split, Greek derein to skin
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