- any of a number of trees with resinous wood from which torches can be made
- any of a genus (Amyris) of tropical American trees and shrubs of the rue family, having hard, resinous wood
- the wood of any of these trees
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- Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Amyris, especially A. balsamifera, having resinous wood that burns with a torchlike flame.
- The wood of any of these trees.
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