from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless crystalline compound, C15H18O3, obtained from species of wormwood, especially santonica, and used as an anthelmintic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An anthelmintic found in santonica and related plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline substance having a bitter taste, extracted from the buds of levant wormseed and used as an anthelmintic. It occassions a peculiar temporary color blindness, causing objects to appear as if seen through a yellow glass.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bitter substance (C15H18O3), the active principle of santonica, or wormseed.
santon(ica) + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From santon(ica) + -in. (Wiktionary)