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Eleuthera bark

 [W3 idem; not in DAE, OED; from the name of the island] n. cascarilla, the aromatic bark of a shrub, Croton eluteria or C. cascarilla, used in making liquor and perfume: 1731 Ilathera bark (Catesby 11 46). 1788 White Cinnamon, Eluthera-bark (wild cinnamon) is produced by the Winterania Canella L. (Schoepf 25). 1869 Eleutheria bark (Bacot 3). 1978 Eleuthera bark. .Croton cascarilla (Campbell 40). = SWEET BARK (Nassau)

Tags: noun, plant, shrub

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Last update: 2012-05-13 02:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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