Meaning of cajeput


Pronunciation: (kaj'u-put, -poot"), [key]
— n.
  1. a tree, Melaleuca leucadendron, of the myrtle family, native to Australia and New Guinea, having papery bark and yielding a greenish, aromatic oil used in medicine and perfumes. Also called
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