AskDefine | Define cascarilla

Dictionary Definition

cascarilla n : West Indian shrub with aromatic bark [syn: Croton eluteria]

Extensive Definition

Croton eluteria, known as Cascarilla, is a plant species of the genus Croton, native to the West Indies. It has been naturalized to other tropical regions of the Americas.
(Croton Eluteria) - Tincture from bark is used as a tonic and stimulant.
cascarilla in German: Croton eluteria
cascarilla in Spanish: Croton eluteria
cascarilla in French: Cascarille
cascarilla in Hungarian: Kaszkarilla
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