meta-arabinic acid
Cerasin Cer"a*sin, n. (Chem.) A white amorphous substance, the insoluble part of cherry gum; -- called also {meta-arabinic acid}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) A gummy mucilaginous substance; -- called also {bassorin}, {tragacanthin}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meta- — Met a , Met Met [Gr. meta between, with, after; akin to AS. mid with, G. mit, Goth. mi[thorn], E. mid, in midwife.] 1. A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over, about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the correct …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bassorin — Cerasin Cer a*sin, n. (Chem.) A white amorphous substance, the insoluble part of cherry gum; called also {meta arabinic acid}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A gummy mucilaginous substance; called also {bassorin}, {tragacanthin}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerasin — Cer a*sin, n. (Chem.) A white amorphous substance, the insoluble part of cherry gum; called also {meta arabinic acid}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A gummy mucilaginous substance; called also {bassorin}, {tragacanthin}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tragacanthin — Cerasin Cer a*sin, n. (Chem.) A white amorphous substance, the insoluble part of cherry gum; called also {meta arabinic acid}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A gummy mucilaginous substance; called also {bassorin}, {tragacanthin}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Met- — Meta Met a , Met Met [Gr. meta between, with, after; akin to AS. mid with, G. mit, Goth. mi[thorn], E. mid, in midwife.] 1. A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over, about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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