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- n. A natural carotenoid dicarboxylic acid that is found in the crocus flower.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dyestuff, obtained from the Chinese crocin, which produces a brilliant yellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem.: Crocin.
- n. A doubtful derivative from crocin.
- n. An amorphous red product, C34H46O11, obtained by heating crocin, the coloring matter of saffron (Crocus sativus), with dilute mineral acids.
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