Cascara buckthorn
Cascara buckthorn Cas"ca*ra buck"thorn` (Bot.) The buckthorn ({Rhamnus Purshiana}) of the Pacific coast of the United States, which yields {cascara sagrada}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • cascara buckthorn — n a buckthorn of the genus Rhamnus (R. purshiana) of the Pacific coast of the U.S. yielding cascara sagrada called also cascara, coffeeberry * * * Rhamnus purshiana …   Medical dictionary

  • cascara buckthorn — noun shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada • Syn: ↑bearberry, ↑bearwood, ↑chittamwood, ↑chittimwood, ↑Rhamnus purshianus • Hypernyms: ↑buckthorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • cascara buckthorn — amerikinis šaltekšnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Frangula purshiana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Frangula… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cascara buckthorn — noun Date: circa 1900 a buckthorn (Rhamnus purshiana) of the Pacific coast of the United States yielding cascara sagrada …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cascara sa|gra|da — «suh GRAY duh», 1. a medicine prepared from the dried bark of the cascara buckthorn, used as a laxative. 2. = cascara buckthorn. (Cf. ↑cascara buckthorn) ╂[< American English < Spanish cáscara sagrada (literally) sacred bark; cáscara <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cascara sagrada — Cascara buckthorn Cas ca*ra buck thorn (Bot.) The buckthorn ({Rhamnus Purshiana}) of the Pacific coast of the United States, which yields {cascara sagrada}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cascara — n. the dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative; called also {cascara sagrada}. Syn: chittam bark, chittem bark. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cascara sagrada — cascara cascara n. the dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative; called also {cascara sagrada}. Syn: chittam bark, chittem bark. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cascara sagrada — cascara sa·gra·da sə gräd ə n the dried bark of cascara buckthorn used as a mild laxative called also cascara, chittam bark * * * [USP] [Sp. “sacred bark”] the dried bark of Rhamnus purshiana, used as a cathartic; its laxative principles are… …   Medical dictionary

  • Buckthorn — Taxobox name = Buckthorn image width = 240px image caption = Alder Buckthorn ( Rhamnus frangula ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Rhamnus genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

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