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  • n. a yellowish cod-liver oil derivative

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow or brown amorphous substance, of indifferent nature, found in cod-liver oil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An organic substance obtained by De Jongh from brown cod-liver oil. It is possibly identical with the morrhuic acid, C9H13NO3, described by Gautier and Mourgues.


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