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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of xanthine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. same as xanthine.
  • n. A yellow insoluble coloring matter extracted from yellow flowers; specifically, the coloring matter of madder.
  • n. One of the gaseous or volatile decomposition products of the xanthates, and probably identical with carbon disulphide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A simplified spelling of xanthine.
  • n. One of several substances, so named with reference to their color. (


From German Xanthin ("xanthine") (Wiktionary)



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