chaulmoogra


noun

  1. any of several trees of the genus Hydnocarpus (or Taraktogenos), of southeastern Asia, especially H. kurzii, the seeds of which yield chaulmoogra oil.

noun

  1. a tropical Asian tree, Taraktogenos (or Hydnocarpus) kurzii: family Flacourtiaceae
  2. oil from the seed of this tree, used in treating leprosy
  3. any of several similar or related trees

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