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[chawl-moo-gruh] /tʃɔlˈmu grə/

any of several trees of the genus Hydnocarpus (or Taraktogenos), of southeastern Asia, especially H. kurzii, the seeds of which yield chaulmoogra oil.
a tropical Asian tree, Taraktogenos (or Hydnocarpus) kurzii: family Flacourtiaceae
oil from the seed of this tree, used in treating leprosy
any of several similar or related trees


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