false buckthorn


noun

a spiny shrub or small tree, Bumelia lanuginosa, of the sapodilla family, native to the southern U.S., having gummy, milky sap and white, bell-shaped flowers and yielding a hard, light-brown wood.

Nearby words

  1. false bedding,
  2. false beechdrops,
  3. false blepharoptosis,
  4. false bottom,
  5. false bread-fruit,
  6. false card,
  7. false cast,
  8. false cirrus,
  9. false color,
  10. false colors

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