Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large East African tree. Trichilia emetica, whose fruit is considered emetic, and whose seeds yield a fatty oil.

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Examples

  • To add to your list of names, in Greece this plant is known as roka ρόκα.

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  • The catchphrase on campus is "roka" - short for "remoted controlled" - education.

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  • The catchphrase on campus is "roka" - short for "remoted controlled" - education.

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  • The catchphrase on campus is "roka" - short for "remoted controlled" - education.

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  • The catchphrase on campus is "roka" - short for "remoted controlled" - education.

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  • The "roka" is an advance that a buyer would pay a seller after which the seller would stop showing the land to others.

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  • If you've tried buying land in India, chances are you've been asked to pay a "roka" as North Indians would call it.

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  • I sniffed reluctantly at first, smelled the roka nuts and the cinnamon, then tasted it.

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  • Brithelm was all embraces and questions as he led me to the fireside and set a steaming mug of roka in my hands.

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  • To my relief, the roka was of someone2s brewing other than my spiritual brother2s.

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