Definitions

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  • adj. Of a straw colour; greenish-yellow.
  • n. Loline, an alkaloid with the formula C₈H₁₄N₂O.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of a straw color; greenish yellow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Straw-colored.
  • n. In mineralogy, a splintery fracture.

Etymologies

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Latin festula stalk, straw. Compare fescue. The chemical is called "festucine" because it is found in Festuca (its synonym "loline" reflects its presence in Lolium).

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