Croton

Definition of Croton

Cro´ton   Pronunciation: kr?´t?n
n.1.(Bot.) A genus of euphorbiaceous plants belonging to tropical countries.
Croton oil
(Med.) a viscid, acrid, brownish yellow oil obtained from the seeds of Croton Tiglium, a small tree of the East Indies. It is a most powerful drastic cathartic, and is used externally as a pustulant.

Related Words

bush, Codiaeum, Codiaeum variegatum, genus Codiaeum, shrub
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