bitterwood








noun

  1. any of various chiefly tropical trees having wood with a bitter taste, as Vatairea lundelii or Simarouba glauca.
  2. quassia.

noun

  1. any of several simaroubaceous trees of the genus Picrasma of S and SE Asia and the Caribbean, whose bitter bark and wood are used in medicine as a substitute for quassia

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

53 queries 2.095