catechu

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catechu

a powerful astringent formerly used internally for the treatment of diarrhea. Contains 25 to 35% catechutannic acid. Prepared from the heartwood of the leguminous tree Acacia catechu.
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I'm assuming Patsy and Edina from MTV Central Casting heard one of their colourful cast saying "come over by yer for a cwtch love" when they signed on the dotted line and came up with cutch.
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