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 for Xanthoxylum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Xanthoxylum \Xan*thox"y*lum\, n. [NL., from Gr. xanqo`s yellow +
     xy`lon wood.] (Bot.)
     A genus of prickly shrubs or small trees, the bark and rots
     of which are of a deep yellow color; prickly ash.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The commonest species in the Northern United States is
           Xanthoxylum Americanum. See Prickly ash, under
           Prickly.
           [1913 Webster]

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