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loblolly


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loblolly  \Lob"lol`ly\,  n.  [Etymol.  uncertain.] 
  Gruel;  porridge;  --  so  called  among  seamen. 
 
  {Loblolly  bay}  (Bot.),  an  elegant  white-flowered  evergreen 
  shrub  or  small  tree,  of  the  genus  {Gordonia}  ({G. 
  Lasianthus}),  growing  in  the  maritime  parts  of  the 
  Southern  United  States.  Its  bark  is  sometimes  used  in 
  tanning.  Also  a  similar  West  Indian  tree  ({Laplacea 
  h[ae]matoxylon}). 
 
  {Loblolly  boy},  a  surgeon's  attendant  on  shipboard. 
  --Smollett. 
 
  {Loblolly  pine}  (Bot.),  a  kind  of  pitch  pine  found  from 
  Delaware  southward  along  the  coast;  old  field  pine  ({Pinus 
  T[ae]da}).  Also  {P.  Bahamensis},  of  the  West  Indies. 
 
  {Loblolly  tree}  (Bot.),  a  name  of  several  West  Indian  trees, 
  having  more  or  less  leathery  foliage,  but  alike  in  no 
  other  respect;  as  {Pisonia  subcordata},  {Cordia  alba},  and 
  {Cupania  glabra}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  loblolly 
  n  :  thick  gruel 




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