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camphor tree

noun
1.
a tree, Cinnamomum camphora, of the laurel family, grown in eastern Asia and yielding camphor.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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  • The reason is that the camphor occurs in the form of small grains deposited in the cracks of the trunk of the camphor tree.
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camphor tree

noun
1.
a lauraceous evergreen E Asian tree, Cinnamomum camphora, whose aromatic wood yields camphor
2.
any similar tree, such as the dipterocarpaceous tree Dryobalanops aromatica of Borneo
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