Synonyms of catechu


1. black catechu, catechu, infusion, extract

usage: extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally

2. catechu, Jerusalem thorn, Acacia catechu, acacia

usage: East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu

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