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cas'tor-oil' plant"



Pronunciation: (kas'tur-oil', kä'stur-), [key]
a tall plant, Ricinus communis, of the spurge family, cultivated for its ornamental foliage and having poisonous seeds that are the source of castor oil. Also called castor bean.

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castor oilcastor sugar
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