cascara buckthorn

noun

Definition of cascara buckthorn

: a buckthorn (Rhamnus purshiana) of the Pacific coast of the U.S. yielding cascara sagrada

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circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Cascara buckthorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cascara%20buckthorn. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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cascara buckthorn

noun

Medical Definition of cascara buckthorn

: a buckthorn of the genus Rhamnus (R. purshiana) of the Pacific coast of the United States yielding cascara sagrada

called also cascara, coffeeberry

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