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[Malay kachu, of Dravidian origin.]


(Elements & Compounds) another name for catechu


(Placename) a variant spelling of Kutch


(ˈkæt ɪˌtʃu, -ˌkyu)

any of several astringent substances obtained from various tropical Asian plants, esp. two East Indian acacias, Acacia catechu and A. suma: used in medicine, dyeing, tanning, etc. Also called cutch.
[1670–80; < New Latin < Portuguese]
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Noun1.cutch - tannin extract derived from any of several mangrove barks of Pacific areas
tannic acid, tannin - any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine
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Tenders are invited for Supply of potable drinking water by water tanker or HDPE tank mounted truck or tractor for various villages of Kutch district.
Prime Minister Modi and Netanyahu will also inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Date Palms at Kukama, Kutch District, through a video link, and interact with farmers.
KARACHI -- Indian Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended three Pakistani fishermen and seized five boats from the Harami Nala creek area along the Indo-Pak border in Gujarat's Kutch district, Indian media reported.
During the last 24 hours (till 8 am Sunday), Abdasa tehsil of Kutch district received the maximum rainfall of 322 mm followed by Jodia in Jamnagar (259 mm), Dasada in Surendranagar (236 mm), Rajkot (206 mm), Dhrangadhra in Surendranagar (166 mm), Morbi (161 mm) and Chotila in Surendranagar (149 mm), said a release by the SEOC.
The high alert has been issued for Fatehgadh in Kutch district, Kankavati in Jamnagar, Demi 3 and Machhu 3 in Morbi district, Khodapiper in Rajkot, and Marshal and Trivenisang in Surendranagar district.
On 22nd January 2001, Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, the predecessor of Modi, inaugurated this pipeline which brought drinking water to most of the areas of the Kutch district.
The Bihar Deputy CM will campaign for BJP candidates in Anjar and Gandhidham Assembly constituencies in Kutch district.
com)-- Radisson Hotel Kandla, the first 5-star hotel in the Kutch District, a part of Gujarat state and India's largest district, recently opened its doors for business and leisure travellers.
JAMNAGAR, December 06, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Five Pakistani nationals have been apprehended, along with their boat from the Arabian Sea near Jhaku coast in Kutch district of Gujarat, Indian Coast Guard officials said here on Thursday.
Violence even spread Tuesday to Kutch district, which had remained untouched by the religious mayhem for over a month.
It will be spent on rebuilding the village of Chapredi in the worst- hit Kutch district of Gujarat, and follows earlier donations of pounds 25,000 towards tents, food and water, and pounds 26,000 towards the rebuilding of another village called Mitha Pasvalia.
CASA hopes to build 2,000 earthquake-resistant houses for the destitute in three villages of Bhuj Taluk of Kutch district and three villages of Jodiya Taluk in Jamnagar District, using local material, and accommodating climatic conditions of this desert-like area: very hot in the day, very cold at night.