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cascara sagrada

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The dried bark of the cascara buckthorn, used as a laxative.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bark of the California buckthorn (Rhamnus purshiana), used as a mild cathartic or laxative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holy bark; the bark of the California buckthorn (Rhamnus Purshianus), used as a mild cathartic or laxative; -- called also cascara.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative

Etymologies

American Spanish cáscara sagrada : Spanish cáscara, bark + Spanish sagrada, sacred.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish holy bark. (Wiktionary)

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