Mycomelic My`co*mel"ic, a. [Gr. (spurious) my^kos mucus (L. mucus) + me`li honey.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid of the alloxan group, obtained as a honey-yellow powder. Its solutions have a gelatinous consistency. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”