Definitions

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  • n. An anthraquinone found in rhubarb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Chrysophanic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as rheic acid (which see, under rheic).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea

Etymologies

Rheum +‎ -in (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Connie Gibson, & Kristi-Lee Gibson arlo@rhein-neckar.netsurf.de

    Letters From those that wear the bracelets - Vol. 1

  • You may get my PGP public key from any keyserver or by fingering simons@comma. rhein.de.

    FAQ: Alt.Security.PGP (Part III)

  • If you need any further information, please don't hesitate to contact me under simons@peti. rhein.de and I will happily try to help.

    FAQ: Alt.Security.PGP (Part III)

  • Five compounds - chrysophanol, emodin, physcion, aloe-emodin and rhein - were isolated and identified spectroscopically (UV, IR and MS) and by comparison of the melting points with those reported for chrysophanol, emodin, physcion, aloe-emodin and rhein.

    Chapter 7

  • Five compounds were identified and assayed, namely aloe-emodin, chrysophanol, emodin, physcion and rhein.

    Chapter 7

  • The incorporation varied, chrysophanol being highest and with rhein much lower.

    Chapter 7

  • Anthraquinones were consistently eluted in the sequence, aloe-emodin, rhein, emodin, chrysophanol and physcion.

    Chapter 7

  • Figure 3A: Influence of acetate and malenate in rhein production in static cultures of Cassia senna

    Chapter 7

  • Look at Hinter-rhein, far down below there, like a toy village, and that vast desolate valley, with the grey river rushing through it, and the green glacier at the end, and these awful snow-covered peaks all round -- _look_, man!

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, October 31, 1891

  • "[Greek: dia to rhein ex autês ton opon]" -- "because the sap, opium, flows from it."

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

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