Melampyrite
Melampyrin Mel`am*py"rin, Melampyrite Mel`am*py"rite, n. [NL. Melampyrum cowwheat; Gr. me`las black + pyro`s wheat.] (Chem.) The saccharine substance dulcite; -- so called because found in the leaves of cowwheat ({Melampyrum}). See {Dulcite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Melampyrin — Mel am*py rin, Melampyrite Mel am*py rite, n. [NL. Melampyrum cowwheat; Gr. me las black + pyro s wheat.] (Chem.) The saccharine substance dulcite; so called because found in the leaves of cowwheat ({Melampyrum}). See {Dulcite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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