cuprea bark

noun cu·prea bark \ˈk(y)üprēə-\

Definition of cuprea bark

  1. :  the coppery-red bark of either of two South American trees (Remijia pedunculata and R. puridieana) that yields quinine

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Origin and Etymology of cuprea bark

American Spanish cuprea, any of several rubiaceous plants (including Remijia purdieana), from Late Latin, feminine of cupreus cupreous


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