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myrica

[mi-rahy-kuh] /mɪˈraɪ kə/
noun
1.
the bark of the wax myrtle.
2.
the bark of the bayberry.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Latin < Greek myrī́kē a shrub, the tamarisk
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myrica

/mɪˈraɪkə/
noun
1.
the dried root bark of the wax myrtle, used as a tonic and to treat diarrhoea
Word Origin
C18: via Latin from Greek murikē the tamarisk
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