the bark of the wax myrtle.
the bark of the bayberry.
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How to use myrica in a sentence
The berries of the myrica angustifolia, latifolia, as well as the cerifera, afford abundance of wax.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
It is prepared by distilling rum from the leaves of myrica acris (called Bayberry in America).
myrica, and pendulous lichens occurred in abundance, but grasses predominate, chiefly Airoid and Andropogons.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The | William Griffith
Frisius appears in this legend as the maker of the map, with Mercator and myrica as the engravers.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol I | Edward Luther Stevenson
Bayberry-tallow is greenish in color, and is obtained by boiling the berries of the bayberry, or wax myrtle (myrica cerifera).Harper's Young People, March 15, 1881 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for myrica
the dried root bark of the wax myrtle, used as a tonic and to treat diarrhoea
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