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Pronunciation: (bOO'kOO, byOO'kyOO), [key]
n.
any of several southern African citrus shrubs of the genus Agathosma or the genus Diosma, esp. A. betulina, A. crenulata, or D. ericoides, whose leaves yield a dark-colored oil formerly used as a urinary antiseptic and mild diuretic.

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