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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catechu  \Cat"e*chu\,  n.  [See  {Cashoo}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  dry,  brown,  astringent  extract,  obtained  by  decoction  and 
  evaporation  from  the  {Acacia  catechu},  and  several  other 
  plants  growing  in  India.  It  contains  a  large  portion  of 
  tannin  or  tannic  acid,  and  is  used  in  medicine  and  in  the 
  arts.  It  is  also  known  by  the  names  {terra  japonica}, 
  {cutch},  {gambier},  etc  --Ure.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cultch  \Cultch\  (k?lch;224),  n.  [Etymol.  uncertain.] 
  Empty  oyster  shells  and  other  substances  laid  down  on  oyster 
  grounds  to  furnish  points  for  the  attachment  of  the  spawn  of 
  the  oyster.  [Also  written  {cutch}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cutch  \Cutch\  (k[u^]ch;  224),  n. 
  See  {Catechu}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cutch  \Cutch\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  See  {Cultch}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cutch 
  n  :  tannin  extract  derived  from  any  of  several  mangrove  barks  of 
  Pacific  areas  [syn:  {kutch}] 




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