castor bean


noun

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Origin of castor bean

1810–20, Americanism; short for castor-oil bean

OTHER WORDS FROM castor bean

castor-bean, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for castor bean

castor bean

noun US and Canadian

another name for castor-oil plant
the seed of this plant
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