Definition of Chaulmoogra tree
1. Noun. East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy.
Group relationships: Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaulmoogra Tree
Literary usage of Chaulmoogra tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Health, Public and Personal by Ralph Earl Blount (1922)
"chaulmoogra tree, LEAVES AND FRUIT. This tree, a. native of eastern India, our Department of Agriculture is trying to introduce into America to supply an ..."
2. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"52514 and 52465), as well as the false chaulmoogra tree, ... 1057. entitled " The chaulmoogra tree and Some Related Species," and in the National Geographic ..."