Winter's bark

noun (sometimes lowercase)
an evergreen tree, Drimys winteri, ranging from Mexico to Cape Horn, having aromatic leaves and cream-colored, jasmine-scented flowers.

1615–25; named after William Winter, 16th-century English captain Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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winter's bark

1. aromatic bark having tonic and stimulant properties 
2. South American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood 
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