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Noun: magnolia  mag'nowl-yu [N. Amer], mag'now-lee-u [Brit]
  1. Dried bark of various magnolias; used in folk medicine
     
  2. Any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms

Derived forms: magnolias

Type of: angiospermous tree, bark, flowering tree

Part of: genus Magnolia

Encyclopedia: Magnolia, New Jersey