Definition of winter's bark
1 : an aromatic bark with tonic and stimulant properties
2 : an evergreen tree (Drimys winteri) found from Mexico southward throughout South America and yielding winter's bark and a light soft straight-grained brown wood that somewhat resembles and is used similarly to basswood
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Origin and Etymology of winter's bark
after John Wynter (or Winter), 16th century British naval officer
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