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English → English (WordNet) Definition: catechu catechu 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) Definition: Catechu 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. [1913 Webster]


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