Definition of Angostura bark

1. Noun. The bitter bark of a South American tree; used in medicines and liqueurs and bitters.

Exact synonyms: Angostura
Generic synonyms: Bark



Medical Definition of Angostura bark

1. An aromatic bark used as a tonic, obtained from a South American of the rue family (Galipea cusparia, or officinalis). Origin: From Angostura, in Venezuela. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Angostura Bark Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Angostura Bark Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angostura Bark

anglophobe
anglophobia
anglophone
anglos
angola
angola pea
angolar
angon
angor
angor animi
angor pectoris
angora
angoras
angoricity
angostura
angostura bark (current term)
angosturas
angoumois grain moth
angoumois moth
angrecum
angrier
angries
angriest
angrily
angriness
angrinesses
angrite
angrites
angritic
angry

Literary usage of Angostura bark

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"History—angostura bark is said to have been used in Madrid by Mutis as early as 17593 (the year before he left Spain for South America,) but it was ..."

2. Venezuela: A Commercial and Industrial Handbook with a Chapter on the Dutch by Purl Lord Bell (1922)
"Other forest products, which are not exported, are mentioned below: angostura bark. This medicinal bark forms the basis of the famous Angostura Bitters, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"angostura bark; Ca- rony bark. ... which enters commerce under the name ot angostura bark, see Hartwich and Camper (Arch. Pharm. 238, 668). ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Angostura bark

Search for Angostura bark on Dictionary.com!Search for Angostura bark on Thesaurus.com!Search for Angostura bark on Google!Search for Angostura bark on Wikipedia!

Search