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TranslingualEdit

 
Ricinus seeds
 
Ricinus bird louse

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ricinus (tick), so called because the castor seed is shaped like a tick.

Proper nounEdit

Ricinus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Euphorbiaceae – the castor plant.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Ricinidae – several bird lice.

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castor oil plant
bird louse