massoy

noun
mas·​soy
variants: or massoi \ məˈsȯi , ˈmaˌsȯi \ or less commonly massoi bark or massoy bark
plural -s

Definition of massoy

: the aromatic bark of an East Indian tree (Massoia aromatica) of the family Lauraceae yielding a volatile oil

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History and Etymology for massoy

massoy, massoi, native name in Papua

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“Massoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/massoy. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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