Definition of Spice bush

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spice Bush

spial
spials
spic
spic-and-span
spic and span
spica
spica bandage
spicae
spicas
spicate
spicated
spiccato
spiccato bowing
spiccatos
spice
spice bush (current term)
spice cake
spice cookie
spice rack
spice tree
spice up
spiceberries
spiceberry
spicebush
spicebushes
spiced
spiceless
spicemill
spicenut
spicenuts

Literary usage of Spice bush

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1. Life-zone Indicators in California by Harvey Monroe Hall, Marcos Sastre, William Hamilton Gibson, Joseph Grinnell (1919)
"To the feminine entomologist the first introduction to the spice-bush caterpillar is usually quite as demoralizing. That blank, unwinking stare of the two ..."

2. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Lindera Benzoin Meisner—Spice-Bush, Wild Allspice, Fever-Bush. ... The bark of the spice-bush has a warm spicy taste, and in sufficient doses acts as a ..."

3. The Shrubs of Northeastern America by Charles Stedman Newhall (1893)
"(Spice-Bush.) From the name of a Swedish botanist. Fig. 89.—Spice-Bush. Fever-Bush. Benjamin-Bush. Wild Allspice. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1879)
"ON spice bush BERRIES.* BY ADOLPH W. MILLER. MD PH. ... (spice bush berry) thnt they yield nearly fifty per cent, of fixed oil, besides about five per cent, ..."

5. Sharp Eyes: A Rambler's Calendar of [fifty-two] Weeks Among Insects, Birds by William Hamilton Gibson (1900)
"To the feminine entomologist the first introduction to the spice - bush caterpillar is usually quite as demoralizing. That blank, unwinking stare of the two ..."

6. Sharp Eyes: A Rambler's Calendar of Fifty-two Weeks Among Insects, Birds and by William Hamilton Gibson (1892)
"How impossible is it for us to pass the spice-bush without exchanging a greeting or two with its sly tenants! I remember an incident in early boyhood which ..."

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