Meaning of angostura bark

an'gos•tu'ra bark'

Pronunciation: (ang'gu-stoor'u, -styoor'u, ang"-), [key]
  1. the bitter, aromatic bark of either of two South American citrus trees, Galipea officinalis or G. cusparia, used in medicine and in the preparation of liqueurs and bitters. Also called
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