cascara

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See also: cáscara, cascará, and cascarà

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cáscara (bark" or "husk)

Noun[edit]

cascara (plural cascaras)

  1. A North American buckthorn (Frangula purshiana, syn. Rhamnus purshiana) whose bark is used as a laxative.
  2. Dried coffee cherry fruit used in teas and other drinks. Also called coffee cherry tea.

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References[edit]

  • Carpenter, Murray, Cascara 'Tea': A Tasty Infusion Made From Coffee Waste, US, NPR The Salt, December 1, 2015
  • Judkis, Maura, Cascara — a soda made from coffee cherries — could be this summer’s ‘it’ drink, Washington DC, Washington Post, May 10, 2017
  • Hardle, Anne-Marie, Now is the Time for Cascara, Bangkok Thailand, SIIR Vol 6 No 5, 2017

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

cascara

  1. First-person singular (yo) imperfect subjunctive form of cascar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperfect subjunctive form of cascar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) imperfect subjunctive form of cascar.