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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil
  • grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant ,
  • tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Croton'


  • Croton: woolly croton Croton hancei, an endemic species of croton to Hong Kong Croton oil (Crotonis Oleum), an oil prepared from the seeds of Croton tiglium
  • Croton Aqueduct: The Croton Aqueduct or Old Croton Aqueduct was a large and complex water distribution system constructed for New York City between 1837 and 1842. It brought
  • List of Croton species: texensis Croton alamosanus Croton alienus Croton allemii Croton alloeophyllus Croton alnifolius Croton ameliae Croton andinus Croton anisodontus Croton ankarensis
  • Croton River: The Croton River (/ˈkroʊtən/ KROH-tən) is a river in southern New York that begins where the east and west branches of the Croton River meet a little
  • Croton-on-Hudson, New York: Croton-on-Hudson is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 8,070 at the 2010 census. It is located in the town of
  • New Croton Reservoir: The New Croton reservoir is a narrow reservoir in Westchester County, New York, lying approximately 22 miles (35 km) north of New York City, for which
  • Croton–Harmon (Metro-North station): The Croton–Harmon Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of Croton-on-Hudson, New York via the Hudson Line. It is the main transfer point between
  • Croton Township, Michigan: Croton Township is a civil township of Newaygo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,042 at the 2000 census. Croton is a former
  • Croton (plant): For the garden croton, see Codiaeum variegatum. For other uses, see Croton (disambiguation). Croton is an extensive flowering plant genus in the spurge
  • New Croton aqueduct: The New Croton aqueduct, built roughly parallel to the Old Croton aqueduct was constructed to provide a large steady water supply for New York City. The

Croton Sample Sentences in News


  • Doctor spells out real time cost of violence
    FROM potentially fatal brain injuries to facial cuts that take three weeks to heal, doctor Ben Croton has seen a lot of injuries from violence. Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • Voters reject proposal to dissolve village of Hartford
    Mary Ann Arter woke up yesterday morning in the same village in which she’s spent all of her 89 years. She’ll wake up this morning in the same place again — much to her relief. The citizens in the tiny Licking County village of Hartford, more commonly known as Croton to its residents, voted overwhelmingly to reject a citizen-led proposal to dissolve the vill Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • Bruce Willis snags 22-acre New York property
    Bruce Willis’ new digs give his Idaho getaway a run for its money. The “Die Hard” actor is living free with 22.32 acres on one of the highest points in Bedford, New York.Willis has dropped $12 million on a shingle-style home and adjoining parcel overlooking the Croton Reservoir. The sale closed in August but has flown under the radar until recently. Read more on this news related to 'Croton'

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