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the medicinal bark of the tree Cinchona calisaya.
Historical Examples

Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture William Saunders
On a Donkey’s Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various
Rolling Stones O. Henry
Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III Karl Ritter von Scherzer

the bark of any of several tropical trees of the rubiaceous genus Cinchona, esp C. calisaya, from which quinine is extracted Also called calisaya bark, yellowbark, cinchona


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