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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A glucan found in some lichens

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A substance isomeric with starch, extracted from several species of moss and lichen, esp. from Iceland moss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of starch obtained from Iceland moss and many other varieties of lichens.


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