- a West Indian shrubby croton (Croton eluteria)
- its aromatic bark, used as a tonic or as a flavor for tobacco
Origin of cascarillaSp, diminutive of cáscara: see cascara
- A tropical shrub or tree (Croton eluteria) native to the West Indies and northern South America, having a bark that yields an aromatic spicy oil used as a flavoring and fragrance.
- The bark of this plant.
Origin of cascarillaSpanish, diminutive of cáscara, bark; see cascara buckthorn.
Spanish, small thin bark, Peruvian bark.