Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A substance resembling starch, found in the root of elecampane; inulin (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) See inulin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry, obsolete inulin

Etymologies

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German Alant ("elecampane").

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