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sambucus

Pronunciation: sam-bu'kus

Definition: The dried flowers of Sambucus canadensis or S. nigra (family Caprifoliaceae), the common elder or black elder; weak laxative.

Synonym(s): elder, elder flowers

[L. an elder-tree]

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