Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline glucoside, C26H32O11 + 1½ H2O(?), found in the bark of Phillyrea latifolia. When hydrolyzed with dilute acids it yields glucose and phillygenin.
- n. organic chemistry A glucoside extracted from Phillyrea as a bitter white crystalline substance, sometimes used as a febrifuge.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from Phillyrea as a bitter white crystalline substance. It is sometimes used as a febrifuge.
- Phillyrea + -in (Wiktionary)
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