Honduras bark

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Hon·du·ras bark hän-'d(y)u̇r-əs-'bärk n CASCARA AMARGA

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  • Honduras bark — noun see cascara amarga * * * Honduras bark noun Cascara amarga (qv) • • • Main Entry: ↑Honduran …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cascara — SYN: c. sagrada. c. amara the dried bark of a species of Picramnia (family Simarubaceae); used as a bitter tonic. SYN: Honduras bark. c. sagrada the dried bark of Rhamnus purshiana (family Rhamnaceae); used as a laxative. SYN: c …   Medical dictionary

  • cascara amarga — əˈmärgə noun Etymology: American Spanish cáscara amarga, literally, bitter bark : the dried bark of a tropical American tree (Picramnia antidesma) formerly used in treatment of syphilis and skin diseases called also Honduras bark * * * cascara… …   Useful english dictionary

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