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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bitter principle contained in Natal or Cape aloes. See aloin.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A bitter crystalline substance constituting the essential principle of Natal aloes. Cf. aloon.

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  • noun organic chemistry A bitter crystalline substance constituting the essential principle of Natal aloes.

Etymologies

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From Natal aloes and -in.

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