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Noun: sassafras  'sa-su,fras
  1. Yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
    - sassafras tree, Sassafras albidum
  2. Dried root bark of the sassafras tree

Derived forms: sassafrases

Type of: flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], laurel, seasoner, seasoning

Part of: genus Sassafras

Encyclopedia: Sassafras, Victoria