Meaning of cascarilla

cas•ca•ril•la

Pronunciation: (kas"ku-ril'u), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe bitter, aromatic bark of a West Indian shrub, Croton eluteria, of the spurge family, used as a tonic.
  2. the shrub itself.
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