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cascarilla bark definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: aromatic bark of cascarilla; used as a tonic and for making incense [syn: cascarilla bark, eleuthera bark, sweetwood bark]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cascarilla Cas`ca*ril"la, n.[Sp., small thin bark, Peruvian bark, dim. of c['a]scara bark.] (Bot.) A euphorbiaceous West Indian shrub (Croton Eleutheria); also, its aromatic bark. Cascarilla bark (or Cascarilla) (Med.), the bark of Croton Eleutheria. It has an aromatic odor and a warm, spicy, bitter taste, and when burnt emits a musky odor. It is used as a gentle tonic, and sometimes, for the sake of its fragrance, mixed with smoking tobacco, when it is said to occasion vertigo and intoxication.




 


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