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[Malay kachu, of Dravidian origin.]
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(Elements & Compounds) another name for catechu


(Placename) a variant spelling of Kutch
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(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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Summary: Kutch (Gujarat) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): In yet another case of caste-based discrimination, a priest allegedly stopped a Dalit man to enter a temple in Nakhtrada area in Kutch district of Gujarat, an official confirmed on Sunday.
Jadeja added,"Due to the prompt police action, the situation has been in control at Chasra village in Kutch district."
The project will be located at Kutch district in Gujarat.
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.
Soniyabhai said: " An exemplary punishment was necessary to ensure that the younger generation do not fall in love and honour the traditions of marriages arranged by elders in the families." Mewada said: " The couple had eloped a fortnight ago and their parents traced them to Kutch district after some days.
The Bihar Deputy CM will campaign for BJP candidates in Anjar and Gandhidham Assembly constituencies in Kutch district. Modi will take a tour of six places in Saurashtra and southern Gujarat.
Singapore, Singapore, August 21, 2012 --( 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.
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.
Gujarat state's Kutch district was the worst hit where a 12ft tidal wave flooded low-lying areas near Kandla port, 330 miles north-west of Bombay.