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Related to palma christ: palma christi
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|Noun||1.||palma christ - large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics|
castor bean - the toxic seed of the castor-oil plant; source of castor oil