cascarilla


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cascarilla

(kăs′kə-rĭl′ə, käs′kə-rē′ə)
n.
1. A tropical shrub or tree (Croton eluteria) native to the West Indies and northern South America, having a bark that yields an aromatic spicy oil used as a flavoring and fragrance.
2. The bark of this plant.