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  • n. A glucoside extracted from Phillyrea as a bitter white crystalline substance, sometimes used as a febrifuge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glucoside extracted from Phillyrea as a bitter white crystalline substance. It is sometimes used as a febrifuge.

from The 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.

Etymologies

Phillyrea +‎ -in (Wiktionary)

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