a buckthorn, Rhamnus purshiana, the bark of which yields the drug cascara sagrada.
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another name for cascara (sense 2)
any of the plantigrade, carnivorous or omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae, having massive bodies, coarse heavy fur, relatively short limbs, and almost rudimentary tails. any of various animals resembling the bear, as the ant bear. a gruff, burly, clumsy, bad-mannered, or rude person. a person who believes that market prices, especially of stocks, will […]
noun a widely cultivated S European acanthus plant, Acanthus mollis, having whitish purple-veined flowers
noun another name for auricula (sense 1)
noun either of two Eurasian hellebore plants, Helleborus foetidus or H. viridis, having leaves shaped like the foot and claws of a bear