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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Starch modified by heat so as to become a transparent mass, like horn. It is soluble in cold water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Start modified by heat so as to become a transparent mass, like horn. It is soluble in cold water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The general name of a class of organic bodies containing the group C.NH.NH2. The amidins are mono-acid bases which are quite unstable in the free state.

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