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sweet bark, sweet wood bark

[cf. OED sweet wood bark 1846 (Bahamas)] n. the cascarilla bush, Croton eluteria; its bark is used to flavor alcoholic drinks such as Cinzano and Campari: 1835 Specimens of Sweet Wood Bark from Eleuthera (Journal 94). = ELEUTHERA BARK (Black)

Tags: food, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:43
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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