cas·​cara | \ ka-ˈsker-ə How to pronounce cascara (audio) , -ˈska-rə \

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Examples of cascara in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The coconut latte is also made with blonde espresso and a touch of cascara sugar on top. Erin Booke, Dallas News, 7 Jan. 2020 Save Salvo Patria for dinner; expect decadent dishes like smoked trout yucca croquettes and pork ribs marinated in coffee cherry cascara vinegar. Michaela Trimble, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2019 The choices are blueberry ginger and cascara, made from the cherry fruit of a coffee tree. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 July 2018 Also in the rotation is a cascara vermouth, made to mimic the flavor profile of a Negroni. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, 18 Sep. 2017 The first of the new drinks is the Nitro Cascara Cloud, which is a slow-steeped Starbucks Reserve Cold Brew poured over vanilla bean syrup and topped off with a special cold foam made with milk and cascara syrup. SELF, 11 July 2017

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First Known Use of cascara

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cascara

Spanish cáscara husk, bark, probably from cascar to crack, break, from Vulgar Latin *quassicare to shake, from Latin quassare — more at quash

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“Cascara.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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cas·​cara | \ kas-ˈkar-ə, -ˈkär-; ˈkas-kə-rə How to pronounce cascara (audio) \

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