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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Lindera benzoin (0.00941 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Lindera benzoin Lindera benzoin n : deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries [syn: spicebush, spice bush, American spicebush, Benjamin bush, Benzoin odoriferum ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lindera benzoin Allspice \All"spice`\, n. The berry of the pimento (Eugenia pimenta), a tree of the West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and hence the name. The name is also given to other aromatic shrubs; as, the Carolina allspice (Calycanthus floridus); wild allspice (Lindera benzoin), called also spicebush, spicewood, and feverbush. [1913 Webster] Benzoin \Ben*zoin"\ (b[e^]n*zoin"), n. [Cf. F. benjoin, Sp. benjui, Pg. beijoin; all fr. Ar. lub[=a]n-j[=a]w[=i] incense form Sumatra (named Java in Arabic), the first syllable being lost. Cf. Benjamin.] Note: [Called also benjamin.] 1. A resinous substance, dry and brittle, obtained from the Styrax benzoin, a tree of Sumatra, Java, etc., having a fragrant odor, and slightly aromatic taste. It is used in the preparation of benzoic acid, in medicine, and as a perfume. [1913 Webster] 2. A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) The spicebush (Lindera benzoin). [1913 Webster] Flowers of benzoin, benzoic acid. See under Benzoic. [1913 Webster]

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