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- n. A mixture of enzymes, extracted from bitter almonds, once used to hydrolyze glucosides
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The white milky pulp or extract of bitter almonds.
- n. An unorganized ferment (contained in this extract and in other vegetable juices), which effects the decomposition of certain glucosides.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., an albuminous or caseous substance found in the white part of both sweet and bitter almonds, and making up about one quarter of their entire weight.
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