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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sand-box tree, Hura crepitans, and especially its seeds, which are a drastic cathartic. Called also javilla. See Hura and sand-box. 3.
  • n. In Central America, Lens phaseoloidcs, or its seeds. See Entada, sea-bean, 1, and lens, 5.

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