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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sas·sa·fras /ˈsæsəˌfræs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sas·sa·fras /ˈsæsəˌfræs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sas·sa·fras n.  Bot. An American tree of the Laurel family (Sassafras officinale); also, the bark of the roots, which has an aromatic smell and taste.
 Australian sassafras, a lofty tree (Doryophora Sassafras) with aromatic bark and leaves.
 Chilian sassafras, an aromatic tree (Laurelia sempervirens).
 New Zealand sassafras, a similar tree (Laurelia Novae Zelandiae).
 Sassafras nut. See Pichurim bean.
 Swamp sassafras, the sweet bay (Magnolia glauca). See Magnolia.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and
           bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in
           eastern North America [syn: sassafras tree, Sassafras
      2: dried root bark of the sassafras tree