Definition of Croton. Meaning of Croton. Synonyms of Croton

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Definition of Croton

Croton
Croton Cro"ton (kr?"t?n), n. [Gr. ????, prop., a tick, which the seed of the croton resembles.] (Bot.) A genus of euphorbiaceous plants belonging to tropical countries. Croton oil (Med.), a viscid, acrid, brownish yellow oil obtained from the seeds of Croton Tiglium, a small tree of the East Indies. It is a most powerful drastic cathartic, and is used externally as a pustulant.

Meaning of Croton from wikipedia

- genus of the family Euphorbiaceae Croton capitatus, also known as the woolly croton Croton hancei, a species of Croton endemic to Hong Kong Caperonia, a...
- The Croton Aqueduct or Old Croton Aqueduct was a large and complex water distribution system constructed for New York City between 1837 and 1842. The...
- Croton is an extensive flowering plant genus in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. The plants of this genus were described and introduced to Europeans by...
- Milo of Croton (/ˈmaɪloʊ/; Gr****: Μίλων, Mílōn; gen.: Μίλωνος, Mílōnos) was a 6th-century BC wrestler from the Magna Graecian city of Croton, who enjo****...
- Croton Falls may refer to: Croton Falls, New York, a hamlet in North Salem, New York, United States Croton Falls (Metro-North station), serving Croton...
- Codiaeum variegatum (fire croton, garden croton, or variegated croton; syn. Croton variegatum L.) is a species of plant in the genus Codiaeum, which is...
- Croton-on-Hudson is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. The po****tion was 8,070 at the 2010 census. It is located in the town of...
- Croton oil (Crotonis oleum) is an oil prepared from the seeds of Croton tiglium, a tree belonging to the order Euphorbiales and family Euphorbiaceae,...
- Croton alabamensis, known as Alabama croton, is a plant native to North America, including Alabama in the Southeastern United States. The species is a...
- Croton ciliatoglandulifer, known as the bush croton or Mexican croton, is a plant species of the genus Croton. "Croton ciliatoglandulifer". Germplasm Resources...
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