Croton

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Croton Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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


  • Police: Worker hid $1,200 worth of meat in pants
    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants. Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • The Price of Filtered Water Goes Up
    The costs of a plant in the Bronx that will filter some of New York City's drinking water — already about three times above original estimates — continue to rise, according to a report released Wednesday by the city's Independent Budget Office. The Croton Filtration Plant is expected to cost $3.697 billion, when projected expenses over the next five ye Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • 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'

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