Definition of Jatropha curcus

1. Noun. Small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities.

Exact synonyms: Physic Nut
Group relationships: Genus Jatropha, Jatropha
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Jatropha Curcus

Jasminum mesnyi
Jasminum nudiflorum
Jasminum officinale
Jasminum sambac
Jason
Jason mask
Jasper
Jasper Johns
Jaspers
Jat
Jatinegara
Jatropha
Jatropha curcas
Jatropha curcus
Jatropha glandulifera
Jatropha stimulosus
Jatropha urens
Jatvingian
Jaun Gris
Java
JavaBean
JavaBeans
JavaEE
JavaEEs
JavaFX
JavaME
JavaMEs
JavaSE

Literary usage of Jatropha curcus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"... is produced from the seeds of jatropha curcus, and robin from the leaves and bark of robinia pseudacacia. Immune sera can be produced against both of ..."

2. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"... is produced from the seeds of jatropha curcus, and robin from the leaves and bark of robinia pseudacacia. Immune sera can be produced against both of ..."

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