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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An antiseptic substance containing about 25 per cent. of glyceryl borate, or propenyl borate (C3H5BO3), and 75 per cent. of free boric acid and glycerin in equivalent proportions.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A compound of boric acid and glycerin, used as an antiseptic.

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

  • noun dated, medicine A preparation made by warming boric acid with glycerine; once sued as an antiseptic

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