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

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  • 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: of the family Euphorbiaceae Croton capitatus, also known as the woolly croton Croton hancei, an endemic species of croton to Hong Kong Caperonia, a genus
  • 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 was
  • Croton–Harmon station: Croton–Harmon (/kroʊtɪnhɑːrmɪn/) is a train station in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. It serves the Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line and several Amtrak
  • 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
  • Croton hancei: Croton hancei Benth., the Hong Kong croton, is a shrub or small tree, a species of Croton which is endemic to Tsing Yi Island, Hong Kong. In Hong Kong
  • Croton (plant): For the garden croton, see Codiaeum variegatum. For other uses, see Croton (disambiguation). "Aubertia" redirects here. For the genus of butterflies,
  • 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 ciliatoglandulifer: Croton ciliatoglandulifer, known as the bush croton or Mexican croton, is a plant species of the genus Croton. "Croton ciliatoglandulifer Ortega".
  • New Croton Dam: "Croton Dam" redirects here. For the dam on the Muskegon River in Michigan, see Croton Dam (Michigan). The New Croton Dam (also known as Cornell Dam),
  • Croton Dam (Michigan): Muskegon River in Michigan. For the dam on the Croton River in New York, see New Croton Dam. Croton Dam (or Croton Hydroelectric Plant) is an earth-filled embankment

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