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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Catechu(0.00934 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Catechu.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dying
and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly
used medicinally [syn: black catechu]
2: East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and
yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black
catechu [syn: Jerusalem thorn, Acacia catechu]
English → English (gcide)
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.