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Noun: corchorus
  1. Any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute
Noun: Corchorus
  1. Widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia
    - genus Corchorus

Type of: dilleniid dicot genus, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: family Tiliaceae, linden family, Tiliaceae

Encyclopedia: Corchorus