BIKH

Bikh, n. Etym: [Hind., fr. Skr. visha poison.] (Bot.)

Definition: The East Indian name of a virulent poison extracted from Aconitum ferox or other species of aconite: also, the plant itself.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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The world’s most expensive coffee costs more than US$700 per kilogram. Asian palm civet – a cat-like creature in Indonesia, eats fruits, including select coffee cherries. It excretes partially digested seeds that produce a smooth, less acidic brew of coffee called kopi luwak.

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