sassafras

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sassafras englannista suomeksi

  1. Sassafras albidum

  2. sassafras

  1. Substantiivi

  2. amerikansassafras

  3. sassafras

sassafras englanniksi

  1. A tree of species (taxlink) of the eastern States and Asia having mitten-shaped leaves and red, aromatic heartwood.

  2. A tree of any species in the genus ''Sassafras''.

  3. The bark of the root of this plant, used for medicinal and (mostly historically) culinary purposes and formerly a main ingredient in root beer.

  4. 1624, John Smith, ''Generall Historie'', in Kupperman 1988, p. 82:

  5. our allowance was somewhat bettered, by a daily proportion of Bisket, which the sailers would pilfer to sell, give, or exchange with us, for money, Saxefras, furres, or love.
  6. sassafras (gloss)