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cascara (cascara sagrada) (kas-kar-ă) n. the dried bark of an American buckthorn, Rhamnus purshiana, used as a laxative.

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cascara (sagrada) a laxative drug. XIX. — Sp. ‘(sacred) bark’, f. cascar crack, burst.

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