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cascade down
cascade everlasting
cascade liquefier
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Cascades
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cascara buckthorn
cascara sagrada
cascarilla
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cascara definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative [syn: cascara, cascara sagrada, chittam bark, chittem bark]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Spanish cáscara husk, bark, probably from cascar to crack, break, from Vulgar Latin *quassicare to shake, from Latin quassare — more at quash Date: 1879 1. cascara buckthorn 2. cascara sagrada

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (in full cascara sagrada) the bark of a Californian buckthorn, Rhamnus purshiana, used as a purgative. Etymology: Sp., = sacred bark




 


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