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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A crystalline bitter principle, difficultly soluble in water and alcohol, which is found in the bark of the horse-chestnut tree, Æsculus Hippocastanum.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A glucoside obtained from the Æsculus hippocastanum, or horse-chestnut, and characterized by its fine blue fluorescent solutions.

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  • noun organic chemistry Coumarin glucoside which exists in horse-chestnuts, dapnin, and California Buckeye.

Etymologies

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Related to Latin aesculus.

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