What does castor-oil plant mean?

castor-oil plant meaning in General Dictionary

huge shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having big palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds which are the origin of castor oil and ricin; commonly naturalized through the tropics


Sentence Examples with the word castor-oil plant

High, with a rounded head of foliage, and greyish-green 3 to 7-lobed palmate leaves, somewhat resembling the leaves of the castor-oil plant in shape and size.

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