Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name given to concentrated nitro-glycerin, especially as used in medicine.

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

  • noun obsolete Same as Nitroglycerin; -- called also oil of glonoin.
  • noun (Med.) A dilute solution of nitroglycerin used as a neurotic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine, archaic nitroglycerine when used medicinally

Etymologies

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Shortened from glycerine, oxygen, nitrogen, with -in.

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