Definition of camphor tree in English:

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camphor tree


An eastern Asian tree that belongs to the laurel family and serves as the chief natural source of camphor.
  • Cinnamomum camphora, family Lauraceae.
Example sentences
  • The most striking objects at the site, however, are the nine boat-shaped caskets, each carved from a single trunk of a camphor tree.
  • You can see a camphor tree believed to be over 1,400 years old in the middle of the wall and have a cup of tea in a stall on the mountain.
  • Dad encourages Satsuki and Mei to show their respect for the great camphor tree and the spirits it holds.

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Syllabification: cam·phor tree

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