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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In chem., a fatty substance, white, crystalline, produced by the action of nitric acid upon certain oils, especially castor-oil.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A solid isomeric modification of olein.

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  • noun chemistry A solid isomeric modification of olein.

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