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  • n. A particular aromatic compound found in parsley

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An oily liquid derived from parsley.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An organic substance, forming long, white, brittle, needle-like crystals, extracted by distilling parsley-seeds with water. It melts at 86° F., and boils at about 572° F. It is used as an emmenagogue. Also called parsley-camphor.
  • n. In medicine and pharmacy, the green liquid alcoholic extract of parsley-seeds used as an emmenagogue and antiperiodic.


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