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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An odorless substance (C10H10O3), crystallizing in small needles or scales, found in cubebs. Physiologically it seems to be inactive.

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  • noun organic chemistry A compound, tetrahydro-3,4-dipiperonylfuran-2-ol, obtained from the cubeb / tailed pepper (Piper cubeba), that has some antiinflammatory activity

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