castory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castor (beaver).

Noun[edit]

castory (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) An extract from the glands of a beaver, reputed to have medicinal value.
  2. (obsolete) A plant (probably the castor bean), or a preparation from this plant, reputed to have medicinal value.
  3. (obsolete) The color of castory extract.