Angostura



the bitter, aromatic bark of either of two South American citrus trees, Galipea officinalis or G. cusparia, used in medicine and in the preparation of liqueurs and bitters.
Contemporary Examples

Finish with angostura bitters and garnish with a lemon wheel.
Lights, Camera, Cocktails Brody Brown September 22, 2011

Historical Examples

This is the recipe:—Aperitl, cane syrup, and a dash of angostura.
Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens

It was on the banks of the Orinoco, near the city of angostura.
The Western World W.H.G. Kingston

Ten drops of angostura in a liqueur-glass, filled up with orange bitters.
Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer

On the 15th of February, 1819, congress was installed at angostura.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 366 Various

To it is added a few drops of angostura; it is then shaken with cracked ice, strained, and served with an orange rind.
Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens

In angostura, Piar was found guilty, by a court-martial, of an attempt to excite a war of colour.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various

Then six drops of angostura bitters, a wine-glassful of sherry, and half a wine-glassful of brandy.
Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer

On July 17, 1817, his capture of angostura marked the turning tide of his fortunes.
The History of Cuba, vol. 2 Willis Fletcher Johnson

From Mexico, Honduras, and angostura very good qualities are imported.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom P. L. Simmonds

noun
the former name (1764–1846) for Ciudad Bolívar
noun
the bitter aromatic bark of certain South American rutaceous trees of the genus Cusparia or Galipea, formerly used medicinally to reduce fever

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