Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing a yellow color; xanthic.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Producing a yellow color or compound; xanthic. See Xanthic acid, under xanthic.

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

  • adjective Producing a yellow colour
  • adjective organic chemistry xanthic

Etymologies

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From xantho- + -genic

Examples

  • The sulphur present in the form of dithiocarbonates, including the typical cellulose xanthogenic acid, is approximately isolated and determined as CS_ {2} by adding a zinc salt in excess, and distilling off the carbon disulphide from a water bath.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

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