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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pungent, bitter, partly crystalline oily substance of disagreeable odor, which is obtained by extracting cod-liver oil with 90 per cent. of alcohol and removing the alcohol by distillation: said to represent the physiologically active portion of the oil.

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