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  • noun (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from Persian berries as a yellow crystalline powder, used as a dyestuff.

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  • noun organic chemistry A chemical compound found in buckthorn berries (Rhamnus catharticus).

Etymologies

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xantho- + Rhamnus + -in

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