camphor tree definition

  • noun:
    • An east Asian evergreen tree (Cinnamomum camphora) naturalized and developed as an ornamental in the southern US, having fragrant wood and leathery leaves that are a source of camphor.
    • a large evergreen tree (Cinnamomum Camphora) with lax, smooth branches and shining triple-nerved lanceolate leaves, probably indigenous in China, but now developed in many cozy nations. Camphor is gathered by a process of steaming the chips of the wood and subliming the merchandise.
    • The Cinnamomum camphora, a lauraceous tree which yields the camphor of trade, found in Japan, along the southern maritime parts of China, and particularly in Formosa.
    • The Dryobalanops aromatica, a tree of Sumatra and Borneo, producing Borneo camphor (which see, under camphor). See Dryobalanops.
    • big evergreen tree of hot regions whose aromatic lumber yields camphor
    • An east Asian evergreen tree (Cinnamomum camphora) naturalized and cultivated as an ornamental in southern US, having aromatic wood and leathery leaves which are a source of camphor.
    • a large evergreen tree (Cinnamomum Camphora) with lax, smooth branches and shining triple-nerved lanceolate leaves, most likely local in China, however now developed generally in most cozy nations. Camphor is gathered by an activity of steaming the potato chips associated with lumber and subliming the product.
    • The Cinnamomum camphora, a lauraceous tree which yields the camphor of business, found in Japan, over the southern maritime elements of China, and particularly in Formosa.
    • The Dryobalanops aromatica, a tree of Sumatra and Borneo, producing Borneo camphor (which see, under camphor). See Dryobalanops.
    • large evergreen tree of warm areas whoever aromatic wood yields camphor

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