from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellow crystalline substance allied to pyrrol, obtained by the distillation of gelatin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A yellowish crystalline compound, C10H6O2N2, made by the dry distillation of gelatin. It melts at 268–269° C.
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