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  • n. A white crystalline substance which is obtained indirectly from the root of an umbelliferous plant, Imperatoria oreoselinum, and yields resorcin on decomposition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white crystalline substance which is obtained indirectly from the root of an umbelliferous plant (Imperatoria Oreoselinum), and yields resorcin on decomposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystalline substance, C14H12O4, formed by warming peucedanin with acids or with alcoholic potash. It yields resorcinol and acetic acid when fused with caustic potash. It melts at 170° C.

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