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  1. (n) grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant
  2. (n) tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil



  • The trial developed that administering arsenic and croton oil to old men was by no means the defendant's only foible.


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    Ryan Cooke, son of Rick and Kay Cooke, Croton Street, graduated magna cum laude from St. Bonaventure University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He plans to pur...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rome Sentinel

  2. Quilters help finish wife's treasures for charity

    As Michael Murphy was cleaning out his attic last year in preparation for a move from his home in Croton-on-Hudson to a condo in Cortlandt, he found a treasure in more ways than one.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. Win Clearwater tickets, share your festival-themed photos with us

    We've got a pair of weekend passes to give away to Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival at Croton Point Park this weekend. Head on over to The Listening Room music blog at to find out how to share your photos with us on social media and enter to win.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Journal News

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