Definition of Angostura™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌæŋɡəˈstjʊərə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæŋɡəˈstʊrə//
(also Angostura bitters
BrE BrE//ˌæŋɡəˌstjʊərə ˈbɪtəz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæŋɡəˌstʊrə ˈbɪtərz//
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a bitter liquid, flavoured with the bark of a tropical tree, that is used to give flavour to alcoholic drinks Word Originlate 18th cent.: from the place name Angostura, the former name (until 1846) for Ciudad Bolívar, a city in SE Venezuela.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Angostura™