For the region in India, see Kutch District. Catechu (uː or uː; also known as cachou, cutch, cashoo, Terra Japonica, khoyer or Japan earth) is an extract of any of several species of Acacia—but especially Acacia catechu—produced by boiling the wood in water and evaporating the resulting brew....
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[n] - East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods
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Cat'e·chu noun [ See Cashoo .] (Chemistry) 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 a...
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noun East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu
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• (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, ...
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(from the article `Davy, Sir Humphry, Baronet`) ...became important social functions and added greatly to the prestige of science and the institution. In 1802 he became professor of chemistry. His ...
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catechu (kăt'uchOO) or cutch,extract from the heartwood of Acacia catechu, a leguminous tree of the pulse family, native to India and Myanmar. Catechu is a fast brown dye used for various shades of brown and olive, including the familiar khaki, and also in tanning. White cutch is a synonym...
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1) Black catechu 2) Extract 3) Infusion
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