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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Barbados \Bar*ba"dos\ or Barbadoes \Bar*ba"does\, n. A West Indian island, giving its name to a disease, to a cherry, etc. [1913 Webster] Barbados cherry (Bot.), a genus of trees of the West Indies (Malpighia) with an agreeably acid fruit resembling a cherry. Barbados leg (Med.), a species of elephantiasis incident to hot climates. Barbados nuts, the seeds of the Jatropha curcas, a plant growing in South America and elsewhere. The seeds and their acrid oil are used in medicine as a purgative. See Physic nut. [1913 Webster]