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Definition of the noun angostura

What does angostura mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: angosturas

  1. the bitter bark of a South American tree; used in medicines and liqueurs and bitters
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of angostura: angostura bark
    • more generic word: bark = tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants

Alternative definition of the noun angostura


  1. Angostura bitters [qualifier, at Wikipedia]


Angostura is a city and it is seat of its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°21′55″N 108°09′44″W / 25.36528°N 108.16222°W.


Angostura is a fictional character from the Japanese manga series King of Bandit Jing.


"Angostura" is a composition.

Phrases with Angostura

Phrases starting with the word Angostura:

  1. angostura bark
  2. Angostura Tree
  3. Angostura Ulei
  4. angostura bridge
  5. Angostura Nodosa
  6. Angostura Ossana
  7. Angostura Bitters
  8. Angostura Elegans
  9. Angostura Martiana
  10. Angostura Bracteata
  11. Angostura trifoliata
  12. Angostura Fontanesiana
  13. Angostura Kuhlmanniana

Phrases ending with the word Angostura:

  1. Cusparia Angostura
  2. Bonplandia Angostura
  3. Opsiphanes Angostura
  4. Phaenocarpa Angostura

Other phrases containing the word Angostura:

  1. Species Angostura Ulei
  2. Species Angostura Nodosa
  3. Species Angostura Ossana

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Angostura

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Google previewThe Federal Reporter (1906)

There is an aromatic bark coming from Venezuela known as “Angostura bark.” There was a city on the Orinoco river called Angostura. Angostura is a common name in the Spanish language.

Google previewThe Eclectic Medical Journal (1908)

Angostura is the name of a town in Venezuela where this d/ug is obtained, hence the name "Angostura," but many authors spell it "angustura." The constituents of this remedy are angosturin and several other alkaloids and glucosides. The last ...

Google previewComplete Home Bartender's Guide (2002)

780 Recipes for the Perfect Drink by Salvatore Calabrese

Angostura is the most well known bar bitters.

Google previewNational Geographic Traveler (2014)

Argentina by Wayne Bernhardson

Villa La Angostura is the starting point for the recently rerouted 68-mile (109 km) Ruta de los Siete Lagos, ascenic highway to San Martín delos Andes through the northernmost sector of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and the southernmost ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to South America On A Budget (2012)

by Rough Guides

VILLA LA ANGOSTURA A hit with well-heeled Argentines, VILLA LA ANGOSTURA is a lovely little wooden village spread loosely along the northern shores of Lago Nahuel Huapi. It makes a tranquil alternative to Bariloche and is the obvious ...

Google previewImbibe! (2015)

From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to "Professor" Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar by David Wondrich

As for the bitters: Angostura is the modern choice and has always worked fabulously well in this drink. In the Manhattan's youth, ...

Google previewBolivar's Right Hand (2001)

by Patrick Wilson Gore

That we could rescue him from the Spaniards, take him from under the noses of a strong garrison in a part of the country where they feel secure, and bring him here to La Angostura is a demonstration of a kind of ...

Google previewThe Art of the Shim (2013)

Low-Alcohol Cocktails to Keep You Level by Dinah Sanders

Angostura is the classic and available in most any supermarket. ' Orange bitters.

Google previewVIVA Travel Guides Argentina

Villa La Angostura is a wealthier, more forward-thinking village than most towns in Argentina. Therefore, issues of crime and safety are pretty minimal. As with anywhere, it is important to be smart and not put yourself into threatening situations.

Google previewPaint, Oil and Drug Review (1895)

Angostura is an easy seller in small lots at 40c. Para remains a scarje commo Jity, and small lot purchases are the rule, on the basis ...

Google previewPaint, Oil and Chemical Review ... (1895)

Angostura is an easy seller in small lots at 40c. Para remains a scarce commodity, and small lot purchases ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

History & Folklore Angostura is a traditional tonic and fever remedy in South America, used chiefly for digestive infections. Native Amazonians also use the plant as a fish poison. Angostura has been used as a source of “bitters,” although it is ...

Google previewCornell's Grammar-school Geography (1863)

Forming a Part of a Systematic Series of School Geographies, Embracing an Extended Course and Adapted to Pupils of the Higher Classes in Public and Private Schools by Sarah S. Cornell

Angostura is the chief place of trade in ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Angostura is the chief place ; it is about fifty leagues west of the confluence of the Caroni ; when the water is high, the quays are frequently overflowed, and the caymans or crocodiles are sometimes seen in the streets. Notwithstanding its low ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Angostura trifoliata is a shrubby tree native to northern South America. In Venezuela, it grows in mountainous areasatanaltitudeof between 200and 300 m above sea level (USD 23RD). Formerly, angostura bark was believed to be the bark of ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Angostura,anggostōō′ ra ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

Found in the bark of Galipea officinalis, angostura bark (Rutaceae). Antispasmodic properties. Angostura bark has antipyretic, antiperiodic, antidysenteric and bitter tonic properties. In pharmacy it is ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Angostura bark After Angostura (Ciudad Bolívar), Venezuela. The bitter, aromatic bark of either of two South American trees (Galipea officinalis or Cusparia trifoliata), used as a flavoring in bitters and as a tonic. Bitter slightly aromatic taste with ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

The so-called Brazilian angostura is ( btained from Esenbcckia jebri- juga. See BITTERS. Angoul£mc, tn. and episc. see, cap. of dcp. Charcnte, formerly cap. of Angoumois, on the 1. bk. of the Charente, France, 277 m. s.s.w. of Paris, ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Angostura (Galipea officinalis Hancock) – The active constituent is angosturin ( Empirical formula C9H12O3). Angostura BittersTM is a commercial product developed from the botanical. See Bitter and Chart 33 – Angostura. Anhydro Glucose ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

Angostura The best known of the bitters, widely used in cocktails; a secret blend of herbs and spices, including the bitter aromatic bark of either of two trees of the orange family (Galipea officinalis, Cusparia felorifuga). Invented in 1818 by Dr ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law and Practice (1910)

ANGOSTURA. – See note.1 £: - The word “angry” means touched with anger; feeling resentment; roVORed. ANGUISH. – The word “anguish' has been defined as extreme pain, either of body or mind; synonymous with agony, distress, pang, ...

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