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- n. An oily yellow liquid extracted from the shell of the cashew nut.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellow oily liquid, extracted from the shell of the cashew nut.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oily liquid (C21H30O2) contained in the pericarp of the cashew-nut, Anacardium occidcntale. It is a powerful blistering agent.
- n. Tribrom-salol, made by the action of bromine, in excess, upon salol. It is a crystalline substance used for allaying gastric uneasiness, cramps, etc.
The toxic liquid, called cashew nutshell oil, contains cardol, which is a urushiol (the same substance found in poison ivy) .
This toxic liquid is cardol, which is a urushiol (the same substance found in poison ivy) .
This toxic liquid is cardol, which is a urushiol (the same substance found in acids in the cashew shell are strong enough to cause dermatitis and severe burns to the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat if ingested.
Mai hubcat haz a hart condishun an did nawt gett gudd newz todai frum himz cardi….cardol…..himz hart doktor.
The fleshy part, called the fruit, is edible but contains a certain quantity of cardol not only evidenced by the odor but by the smarting of the mouth and throat after eating.
The gum resin of the trunk contains 90\% of anacardic acid and 10\% cardol.
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