: any of several woody plants having bitter bark: such as
a Australia
: a woody shrub (Alstonia constricta) with a bark sometimes used as a febrifuge
: a shrub or small tree (Tabernaemontana orientalis) having evergreen leaves, sweet-scented flowers with slender tubes, and orange-colored fruit
: the bark from a bitterbark especially when used medicinally

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“Bitterbark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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