Brechnuss

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Etymology[edit]

brechen (vomit) +‎ Nuss (nut)

Noun[edit]

Brechnuss

  1. strychnine tree, nux vomica, Strychnos nux-vomica, Strychnos vomica, Strychnos spireana, a deciduous tree native to southeast Asia, a member of family Loganiaceae.
  2. Jatropha curcas, a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, that is native to the American tropics, most likely Mexico and Central America.

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