cascara sagrada

noun cascara sa·gra·da \ -sə-ˈgrä-də \

Definition of cascara sagrada

: the dried bark of cascara buckthorn used as a laxative

Origin and Etymology of cascara sagrada

American Spanish cáscara sagrada, literally, sacred bark


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cascara sagrada

noun cascara sa·gra·da \ -sə-ˈgräd-ə \

medical Definition of cascara sagrada

: the dried bark of cascara buckthorn used as a mild laxative called also cascara, chittam bark

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