Definition of Crotons

1. Noun. (plural of croton) ¹



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Definition of Crotons

1. croton [n] - See also: croton

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crotons

croton oils
crotonaldehyde
crotonaldehydes
crotonamide
crotonamides
crotonase
crotonate
crotonates
crotonbug
crotonbugs
crotonic
crotonic acid
crotonic acids
crotonine
crotonobetaine reductase
crotons (current term)
crotonyl
crotonyl-ACP reductase
crotonylation
crotonylene
crotonylenes
crotoxin
crottal
crottle
crottles
crotyl
crotylation
crotylboration
crotylborations
crotyls

Literary usage of Crotons

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1. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"1883, a rage for crotons sprang up in Siam, and buyers offered as much as $100 for choice plants. Even now handsome varieties occasionally fetch good prices ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"... covered with a bell-glass and stove temperature maintained. They colour well only when grown in a sunny position. crotons Natural Order ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1876)
"There is also an extensive collection of the new Trilobed crotons in several ... In the house adjoining the crotons are many new and valuable plants, ..."

4. Gardening (1905)
"crotons. The accompanying illustrations show the different types of crotona, as grown by Robert Craig & Son, Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Craig says the demand for ..."

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