: any of several trees or shrubs having abundant latex: such as
: a moraceous tree (Pseudolmedia spuria) of tropical America
: a tree (Sapium laurofolium) of Jamaica that resembles a cactus

called also Jamaica milkwood

: a West Indian poisonous shrub (Rauwolfia canesceus)
: a timber tree (Sideroxylon inerme) of southern Africa
Australia : paperbark

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“Milkwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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