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  • n. A glucoside obtained by partial oxidation of salicin from a willow, Salix helix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glucoside obtained as a white crystalline substance by partial oxidation of salicin, from a willow (Salix Helix of Linnæus.)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, C6H11OC6H4CHO, which is formed by the action of nitric acid on salicin. It crystallizes in slender, silky needles, melts at 175° C., and is the glucoside of orthohydroxybenzaldehyde.

Etymologies

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helix +‎ -in

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