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corchorus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corchorus  \Cor"cho*rus\  (k[^o]r"k[oal]*r[u^]s),  n.  [Nl.,  fr  L. 
  corchorus  a  poor  kind  of  pulse,  Gr  ko`rchoros  a  wild  plant 
  of  bitter  taste.]  (Bot.) 
  The  common  name  of  the  {Kerria  Japonica}  or  Japan 
  globeflower,  a  yellow-flowered,  perennial,  rosaceous  plant, 
  seen  in  old-fashioned  gardens. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corchorus 
  n  :  any  of  various  plants  of  the  genus  Corchorus  having  large 
  leaves  and  cymose  clusters  of  yellow  flowers;  a  source  of 
  jute 




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