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- n. A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort (Vincetoxicum officinale, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; -- called also asclepiadin, and cynanchin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given to two yellow, amorphous, pulverulent compounds, C16H12O6, contained in powdered asclepias root, Cynanchum Vincitoxicum. They melt at 59° C. One dissolves in water, the other does not.
Vincetoxicum + -in (Wiktionary)