Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A glucoside found in the bark of the lilac (Syringa) and extracted as a white crystalline substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glucoside found in the bark of the lilac (Syringa) and extracted as a white crystalline substance; -- formerly called also lilacin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A glucoside obtained from Syringa vulgaris. It is crystalline, tasteless, neutral in reaction, and soluble in hot water and in alcohol.

Etymologies

Syringa +‎ -in (Wiktionary)

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