cinchona bark


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Related to cinchona bark: Cinchona officinalis, quinine
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Noun1.cinchona bark - medicinal bark of cinchona treescinchona bark - medicinal bark of cinchona trees; source of quinine and quinidine
chinchona, cinchona - any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
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Fernet Branca, for example, is infused with myrrh, saffron, gentian root, cinchona bark and orris root to name a few of its exotic ingredients.
Cure's Rum ($10) mixes rum with Lillet Blanc that's infused with oranges and cinchona bark, preserved-rhubarb liqueur, and sumac bitters; a dehydrated orange wheel set on the rim of the glass is topped with a rich Campari syrup and a mountain of sumac foam.
Struck by the bitter taste of willow bark, and so likening it to cinchona bark because of the taste, he wondered if it would have similar medicinal actions.
He also makes his own ginger beer - ginger, lemon, sugar, water and champagne yeast - and tonic water from boiled-down cinchona bark with lemongrass and seasonal flavors, clove, cinnamon and cardamom for winter and tangerine peel and juice, lemongrass and cardamom in spring.