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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A genus of herb having only one known species: castor-oil plant.

Usage examples (29)
  • Ricinus, etc., may be covered to the depth of an inch.
  • The packets were labeled Castor Beans: Ricinus commonis.
  • Ricinus communis, (See Journal, Croton malvaefolium.p. 174.)
  • The instructions given for Ricinus apply equally to the Wigandia. for more
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