Jatropha Curcas

Jatropha Curcas
Physic Phys"ic, n. [OE. phisike, fisike, OF. phisique, F. physique knowledge of nature, physics, L. physica, physice, fr. Gr. ?, fr. fysiko`s natural, from fy`sis nature, fr. ? to produce, grow, akin to E. be. See {Be}, and cf. {Physics}, {Physique}.] 1. The art of healing diseases; the science of medicine; the theory or practice of medicine. ``A doctor of physik.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A specific internal application for the cure or relief of sickness; a remedy for disease; a medicine. [1913 Webster]

3. Specifically, a medicine that purges; a cathartic. [1913 Webster]

4. A physician. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Physic nut} (Bot.), a small tropical American euphorbiaceous tree ({Jatropha Curcas}), and its seeds, which are well flavored, but contain a drastic oil which renders them dangerous if eaten in large quantities. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Jatropha curcas — ID 43612 Symbol Key JACU2 Common Name Barbados nut Family Euphorbiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, HI, PR, VI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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