quassia

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West Indian tree yielding the drug Jamaica quassia bitterwood , Jamaica quassia , Picrasma excelsa , Picrasma excelsum
handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark bitterwood , quassia , Quassia amara
similar to the extract from Quassia amara Jamaica quassia
bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge; extracted from the wood and bark of trees of the genera Quassia and Picrasma quassia
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