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castor bean

noun
1.
the seed of the castor-oil plant.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; short for castor-oil bean
Related forms
castor-bean, adjective
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castor bean

noun (US & Canadian)
1.
another name for castor-oil plant
2.
the seed of this plant
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