Definitions

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  • n. One of the essential ingredients of lactucarium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white, crystalline substance, having a bitter taste and a neutral reaction, and forming one of the essential ingredients of lactucarium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, C40H48O13 or C22H26O7 or C22H28O8, obtained from the dried juice of the common lettuce, Lactuca sativa and L. sagittata. It crystallizes in pearly scales.

Etymologies

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From lactuca: compare French lactucine.

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