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- n. A glucoside occurring in jalap (the root of a convolvulaceous plant), used as a purgative.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A glucoside occurring in jalap (the root of a convolvulaceous plant), and extracted as a colorless, tasteless, gummy mass of powerful purgative properties.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A glucoside, the active purgative principle of jalap.