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  • n. A glucoside found in the bearberry (and other ericaceous plants).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glucoside found in the bearberry (and others of the Ericace√¶), and extracted as a bitter, yellow, amorphous mass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A very bitter, brown, resinous compound, C34H56O21, found in several plants of the heath family, in Arctostaphylos Uvaursi, and in Ledum palustre.

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