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Definition of "castor oil" []

  • A colorless or pale yellowish oil extracted from the seeds of the castor-oil plant, used pharmaceutically as a laxative and skin softener and industrially as a lubricant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "castor oil" in a sentence
  • "Best Lies Ways to Get Labor Started 1. Walk 2. Eat Chinese food 3. Take castor oil 4. Sex 5. Nipple stimulation 6. Going for a bumpy car ride 7. Eating spicy food 8. Drinking raspberry leaf tea 9. Eating pineapple"
  • "This is the Ridiculous Man whose malicious blackshirted bandits and arsonists run away in battle but kill our fathers, mothers, and uncles by making them drink castor oil laced with petrol."
  • "On the third day, it is rubbed with sweet oil, bathed in warm water, and half a pie-weight of garlic, one-quarter pie-weight of black pepper heated in a kin-weight of castor oil is given, and repeated every second day."