angostura bark


an·​gos·​tu·​ra bark ˌaŋ-gə-ˈst(y)u̇r-ə- How to pronounce angostura bark (audio)
: 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

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“Angostura bark.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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