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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Derived from Polygala.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, Polygala; specifically, designating an acrid glucoside (called polygalic acid, senegin, etc.), resembling, or possibly identical with, saponin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective chemistry Of, pertaining to, or obtained from Polygala; specifically, designating an acrid glucoside (called polygalic acid, senegin, etc.), resembling, or possibly identical with, saponin.

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