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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever;

2. ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever;
[syn: fever tree, Georgia bark, bitter-bark, Pinckneya pubens]

3. tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish;
[syn: blue gum, fever tree, Eucalyptus globulus]

4. African tree supposed to mark healthful regions;
[syn: fever tree, Acacia xanthophloea]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fever tree n 1: any of several trees having leaves or bark used to allay fever or thought to indicate regions free of fever 2: ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever [syn: fever tree, Georgia bark, bitter-bark, Pinckneya pubens] 3: tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish [syn: blue gum, fever tree, Eucalyptus globulus] 4: African tree supposed to mark healthful regions [syn: fever tree, Acacia xanthophloea]