Sweet leaf

sweetleaf

[sweet-leef]
noun, plural sweetleaves.
a shrub or small tree, Symplocos tinctoria, of the eastern coast of the U.S., having lance-shaped leaves, yellowish, fragrant flowers, and orange or brown fruit.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism; sweet + leaf

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sweetleaf

noun
small yellowwood tree of southern United States having small fragrant white flowers; leaves and bark yield a yellow dye 
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