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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sulphur-colored bitter principle, C16H12O6H2O, contained in galangal-root, radix galangæ. It crystallizes in flat needles, melts at 221–222° C., and sublimes with some decomposition.

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