red bark

noun

: a reddish bark that contains quinine and is obtained from a cinchona tree (Cinchona succirubra) and its hybrids

called also red cinchona

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“Red bark.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/red%20bark. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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