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bearwood

[bair-woo d] /ˈbɛərˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a buckthorn, Rhamnus purshiana, the bark of which yields the drug cascara sagrada.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; bear2 + wood1
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bearwood

/ˈbɛəˌwʊd/
noun
1.
another name for cascara (sense 2)
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