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  • noun (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from rhubarb as a bitter, yellow, crystalline powder, and yielding chrysophanic acid on decomposition.

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  • noun organic chemistry A glucoside extracted from rhubarb as a bitter, yellow, crystalline powder, yielding chrysophanic acid on decomposition.

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