catgut

Primary Meanings of catgut

1.
n
a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
2.
n
perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone
Full Definitions of catgut
1

n a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery

Synonyms:
gut
Type of:
cord
a line made of twisted fibers or threads
2

n perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone

Synonyms:
Tephrosia virginiana, goat's rue, wild sweet pea
Type of:
hoary pea
a plant of the genus Tephrosia having pinnate leaves and white or purplish flowers and flat hairy pods

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