from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless, dextrorotatory, non-reducing compound, C36H62O31.H2O, found in the root of Silenaceæ. It forms small lustrous crystals which give off water at 110° C.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.