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English noun: catechu

1. catechu (plant) extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally

Synonymsblack catechu

Broader (hypernym)extract, infusion

Substance meronymAcacia catechu, catechu, Jerusalem thorn

2. catechu (plant) East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu

SynonymsAcacia catechu, Jerusalem thorn

Broader (hypernym)acacia

Member meronymgenus Acacia

Substance holonymblack catechu, catechu

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