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ABRUS

A genus of leguminous plants. The root of Abrus precatorius, Indian liquorice, is sometimes used as a substitute for liquorice; the seeds are toxic and may reason vomiting, diarrhoea, convulsions, and death if chewed. Origin: more correctly Habrus, from G. Habros, graceful
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