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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A crystallized substance of the composition C4I4NH, technically tetra-iodo-pyrrol, used like iodoform.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yellowish-brown substance (C4I4NH) composed of long prismatic crystals, used in medicine as an antiseptic.

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