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  Definition of Ricinus communis
  1. large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics
Similar Words: castor-oil plant, castor bean plant, palma christi, palma christ

 

Member Meronyms: Ricinus, genus Ricinus

 

 
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