• WordNet 3.6
    • n Bumelia deciduous or evergreen American shrubs small trees having very hard wood and milky latex
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bumelia A genus of plants, of the natural order Sapotaceœ. They are trees or shrubs, with a milky juice, a spiny stem, and small white or greenish flowers, are natives of the West Indies, and are called there bastard bully-tree. The fruit of B. lycioides is said to be useful in diarrhea.
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