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