Catechu Synonyms & Definitions
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• CatechuDefinition & Meaning in English
- (n.) A dry, brown, astringent extract, obtained by decoction and evaporation from the Acacia catechu, and several other plants growing in India. It contains a large portion of tannin or tannic acid, and is used in medicine and in the arts. It is also known by the names terra japonica, cutch, gambier, etc.
• CatechumenicalDefinition & Meaning in English
- (a.) Of or pertaining to catechumens; as, catechumenical instructions.