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angostura bark

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noun an·gos·tu·ra bark \ ˌaŋ-gə-ˈst(y)u̇r-ə- \

medical Definition of angostura bark

:the aromatic bitter bark of either of two South American trees (Galipea officinalis and Cusparia trifoliata) of the rue family used especially formerly as a tonic and antipyretic called also angostura

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