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- n. A very bitter triterpenoid lactone, extracted as white crystals from the quassia tree, used in traditional Chinese medicine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The bitter principle of quassia, extracted as a white crystalline substance; -- formerly called quassite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The neutral bitter principle of quassia (Picræna excelsa).
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