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catechu, cachou or cutch (ˈkætɪˌtʃuː)
See also gambier a water-soluble astringent resinous substance obtained from any of certain tropical plants, esp the leguminous tree Acacia catechu of S Asia, and used in medicine, tanning, and dyeing
[C17: probably from Malay kachu, of Dravidian origin]
cachou, cachou or cutch
[C17: probably from Malay kachu, of Dravidian origin]
cutch, cachou or cutch
[C17: probably from Malay kachu, of Dravidian origin]

cutch (kʌtʃ)
another name for catechu

Cutch (kʌtʃ)
a variant spelling of Kutch

Kutch or Cutch (kʌtʃ)
1.  a former state of W India, on the Gulf of Kutch (an inlet of the Arabian Sea): part of Gujarat state since 1960
2.  Rann of Kutch an extensive salt waste in W central India, and S Pakistan: consists of the Great Rann in the north and the Little Rann in the southeast; seasonal alternation between marsh and desert; some saltworks. In 1968 an international tribunal awarded about 10 per cent of the border area to Pakistan. Area: 23 000 sq km (9000 sq miles)
Cutch or Cutch

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White cutch, also known as gambier, gambeer, or gambir, has the same uses.
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