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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort (Vincetoxicum officinale, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; -- called also asclepiadin, and cynanchin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name given to two yellow, amorphous, pulverulent compounds, C16H12O6, contained in powdered asclepias root, Cynanchum Vincitoxicum. They melt at 59° C. One dissolves in water, the other does not.

Etymologies

Vincetoxicum +‎ -in (Wiktionary)

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