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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
  • List of Croton species: texensis Croton alamosanus Croton alienus Croton allemii Croton alloeophyllus Croton alnifolius Croton ameliae Croton andinus Croton anisodontus Croton ankarensis
  • 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
  • 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


  • This Massive Reservoir Used To Be In Midtown
                                The Croton Reservoir was a massive above-ground reservoir that held 20 million gallons of water from the Croton River—it boasted walls 50-feet tall and 25-feet wide, and stood where the New York Public Library stands today. To build it, the adjacent plot (now Bryant Park) also needed to be cleared, which meant exhuming t Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • House fire breaks out along Route 12 in Delaware Township
    A house fire broke out Saturday afternoon at 681 Route 12, between Croton and Point Breeze. Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • No flowers for the Pope
    Aruga, the installation is called (“care” in the vernacular), a verdant display of a modest garden plant, a symbolism of a nation’s innate virtue to look after not just its young ones but each other, a reflection of the craftsmanship and faith of the Filipino people. In the weeks leading to the Pontiff’s visit, the humble San Francisco (garden croton) plan Read more on this news related to 'Croton'

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