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NOUN (2)

1. any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute;

2. widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia;
[syn: Corchorus, genus Corchorus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corchorus \Cor"cho*rus\ (k[^o]r"k[-o]*r[u^]s), n. [Nl., fr. L. corchorus a poor kind of pulse, Gr. ko`rchoros a wild plant of bitter taste.] (Bot.) The common name of the Kerria Japonica or Japan globeflower, a yellow-flowered, perennial, rosaceous plant, seen in old-fashioned gardens. [1913 Webster] Corcle
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

corchorus n 1: any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute 2: widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia [syn: Corchorus, genus Corchorus]