from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The bitter aromatic bark of either of two South American trees (Galipea officinalis or Cusparia trifoliata), used as a flavoring in bitters and as a tonic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See bark.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the bitter bark of a South American tree; used in medicines and liqueurs and bitters
After Angostura (Ciudad Bolívar), Venezuela.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)