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cascarilla

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cascarilla

noun cas·ca·ril·la \ˌkas-kə-ˈri-lə, -ˈrē-ə\

Definition of CASCARILLA

:  the aromatic bark of a West Indian shrub (Croton eluteria) of the spurge family used especially for making incense and as a tonic; also :  this shrub

Origin of CASCARILLA

Spanish, diminutive of cáscara
First Known Use: 1686

cascarilla

noun cas·ca·ril·la \ˌkas-kə-ˈril-ə, -ˈrē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CASCARILLA

1
:  the aromatic bark of a West Indian shrub (Croton eluteria) used for making incense and as a tonic—called also cascarilla bark
2
:  the shrub that yields cascarilla bark

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