Definition of Jesuits' bark in English:

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Jesuits' bark

noun

[mass noun] archaic
Cinchona bark.
Example sentences
  • The remainder of her cargo consists of copper, porter, cacao, a very large quantity of Jesuits bark, some beaver and minerals, besides private ventures.

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