Myronic
Myronic My*ron"ic, a. [Gr. ? a sweet-smelling unguent.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, mustard; -- used specifically to designate a glucoside called myronic acid, found in mustard seed. [1913 Webster]

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  • myronic — adjective /mʌɪˈɹɒnɪk/ fragrant, perfumed , 1974: He wore only a thin bretelled blue undershirt that rucked under his pectoral mass but stretched ceaseless across his myronic flanks. Guy Davenport, Tatlin! …   Wiktionary

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  • Brassica nigra — Sinigrin Sin i*grin, n. [From NL. Sinapis nigra.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the seeds of black mustard ({Brassica nigra}, formerly {Sinapis nigra}) It resembles sinalbin, and consists of a potassium salt of myronic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinapis nigra — Sinigrin Sin i*grin, n. [From NL. Sinapis nigra.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the seeds of black mustard ({Brassica nigra}, formerly {Sinapis nigra}) It resembles sinalbin, and consists of a potassium salt of myronic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinigrin — Sin i*grin, n. [From NL. Sinapis nigra.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the seeds of black mustard ({Brassica nigra}, formerly {Sinapis nigra}) It resembles sinalbin, and consists of a potassium salt of myronic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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