Sentence Examples


  • As an answer Yahweh "appoints" a small quickly-growing tree with large leaves (the castor-oil plant) to come up over the angry prophet and shelter him from the sun.
  • When in the same plant there are unisexual flowers, both male and female, the plant is said to be nionoecious, as in the hazel and castor-oil plant.
  • The silk of the eria or castor-oil worm (Attacus ricini) presents the same difficulties in dyeing as the common tussur.
  • The castor-oil plant is everywhere common, and furnishes most of the oil of the country.
  • Castor-oil should not be used as a purgative.