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Bayberry

Bayberry

(Science: botany) The fruit of the bay tree or Laurus nobilis.

a tree of the west indies related to the myrtle (pimenta acris).

The fruit of myrica cerifera (wax myrtle); the shrub itself; called also candleberry tree. Bayberry tallow, a fragrant green wax obtained from the bayberry or wax myrtle; called also myrtle wax.


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