What does castor oil mean?

castor oil meaning in General Dictionary

A mild cathartic oil expressed or extracted from the seeds associated with the Ricinus communis or Palma Christi whenever fresh the oil is inodorous and insipid

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  • a purgative obtained from the seed of castor-oil plant; utilized in paint and varnish as well as medically
  • A mild cathartic oil, expressed or extracted from theu000du000a seeds of Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi. When fresh the oil isu000du000a inodorous and insipid.

Sentence Examples with the word castor oil

A considerable quantity of castor oil of an excellent quality is also made in Italy; and in California the manufacture is conducted on an extensive scale.

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