Catechu

  • 1 Catechu — Cat e*chu, n. [See {Cashoo}.] (Chem.) 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 catechu — [kat′ə cho͞o΄, kat′əkyo͞o΄] n. [ModL < Malay kachu] a hard, brown substance obtained from an Asiatic acacia (Acacia catechu) and other Asiatic trees and shrubs: used as an astringent in medicine, and for dyeing, tanning, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Catechu — Catechu, Areca C. u. Mimosa C., von beiden wird das Katechu (s.d.) gewonnen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Catechu — Catechu, s. Acacie …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 5 catechu — s. m. 1. Espécie de acácia e goma produzida por ela. 2. Borracha. 3. Cacho …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 6 Catechu — For the region in India, see Kutch District. Catechu (  /ˈkæt …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Catechu — Pour la région en Inde, reportez vous à la section District Kutch . Catechu (prononcé/ˈkætɨʃuː/ou / ˈkætɨtʃuː) ou betel également connue sous le nom cachou, cutch, cashoo ou terre du Japon est un extrait provenant de plusieurs espèces d Acacia… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 8 catechu — tanidinė akacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Acacia catechu), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunami dažai. atitikmenys: lot. Acacia catechu; …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 9 catechu — katekinė areka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Areca catechu), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje, kitur – auginamas. Turi narkotinių medžiagų. Augalas naudojamas… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 10 catechu — noun Etymology: probably modification of Malay kachu, of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil & Kannada kācu catechu Date: 1683 any of several dry, earthy, or resinous astringent substances obtained from tropical plants of Asia: as a. an extract of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 catechu — /kat i chooh , kyooh /, n. any of several astringent substances obtained from various tropical plants, esp. from the wood of two East Indian acacias, Acacia catechu and A. suma: used in medicine, dyeing, tanning, etc. Also called cashoo, cutch.… …

    Universalium

  • 12 catechu — cat·e·chu kat ə .chü, .shü n any of several dry, earthy, or resinous astringent substances obtained from tropical plants of Asia: as a) an extract of the heartwood of an East Indian acacia (Acacia catechu) that was formerly used in medicine b)… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 catechu — cat•e•chu [[t]ˈkæt ɪˌtʃu, ˌkyu[/t]] n. bot any of several astringent substances obtained from various tropical Asian plants, esp. two East Indian acacias, Acacia catechu and A. suma: used in medicine, dyeing, tanning, etc Also called cutch •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 catechu — /ˈkætətʃu/ (say katuhchooh) noun any of several astringent substances obtained from various tropical plants, especially from the wood of two South Asian species of acacia, Acacia catechu, used in medicine, dyeing, tanning, etc. Also, cutch. {New… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 catechu — noun A gummy extract of any of several species of Acacia, produced by boiling the wood of the tree in water and evaporating the resulting liquid. Syn: cachou, cutch, cashoo, Japanese earth …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 Catechu — Cạ|te|chu: ↑Katechu …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Catechu — Ca|te|chu vgl. ↑Katechu …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 18 catechu — cat·e·chu || kætɪtʃuː n. substance obtained from acacia trees and used in medicine and as a dye …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 catechu — [ katɪtʃu:] noun a vegetable extract containing tannin, chiefly obtained from an Indian acacia tree and used for tanning and dyeing. Origin C17: mod. L., from Malay kacu …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 catechu — n. Cutch, gambier, Japan earth, Terra Japonica …

    New dictionary of synonyms