fever tree

noun
1.
any of several trees that produce or are believed to produce a febrifuge, as the blue gum, which is believed to prevent malaria.
2.
a small tree, Pinckneya pubens, of the madder family, native to the southeastern U.S., having a bark used as a tonic and febrifuge.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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fever tree
 
n
1.  any of several trees that produce a febrifuge or tonic, esp Pinckneya pubens, a rubiaceous tree of SE North America
2.  a tall leguminous swamp tree, Acacia xanthophloea, of southern Africa, with fragrant yellow flowers

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It is attached to a fever tree and gives us a direct close-up view of the slot where they jump into the river.
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