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jatropha

/ˈdʒætrəfə/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Jatropha, esp the poisonous shrub Jatropha curcas, originating in Central America but also found in Asia and Africa; used mainly as a component for biofuel
Word Origin
from Greek iatros physician + trophē nourishment
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