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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative;
[syn: cascara, cascara sagrada, chittam bark, chittem bark]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 v.0.48:

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 v.0.48:

Cascara sagrada \Cas"ca*ra sa*gra"da\ (k[.a]s"k[.a]*r[.a] s[.a]*gr[aum]"d[.a]). [Sp.] Holy bark; the bark of the California buckthorn (Rhamnus Purshianus), used as a mild cathartic or laxative; -- called also cascara. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

chittamwood \chittamwood\ n. 1. a shrubby tree of the U. S. Pacific coast (Rhamnus purshianus or Rhamnus purshiana), whose bark is the cascara sagrada, used as a mild cathartic or laxative. Syn: cascara, cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood, chittimwood, Rhamnus purshianus. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a deciduous tree of SE U.S. and Mexico. Syn: false buckthorn, chittimwood, shittimwood, black haw, Bumelia lanuginosa. [WordNet 1.5] 3. a shrubby tree of southern U.S. (Cotinus obovatus) having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke; -- called also American smoke tree. Syn: American smokewood, Cotinus americanus, Cotinus obovatus. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cascara sagrada n 1: dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative [syn: cascara, cascara sagrada, chittam bark, chittem bark]