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Noun: Oregon myrtle  'or-u-gun 'mur-t(u)l or 'ór-u-gun 'mur-t(u)l [N. Amer], 'ó-ru-gun 'mur-t(u)l [Brit]
  1. Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
    - California laurel, California bay tree, pepperwood, spice tree, sassafras laurel, California olive, mountain laurel, Umbellularia californica

Type of: laurel

Part of: genus Umbellularia, Umbellularia

Encyclopedia: Oregon myrtle