Meaning of cascara sagrada

cascar'a sa•gra'da

Pronunciation: (su-grā'du, -grä'-, -grad'u), [key]
  1. cascara.
  2. the bark of the cascara, used as a cathartic or laxative.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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