Parillin
Parillin Pa*ril"lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin}, and {sarsaparillin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sarsaparilla saponin — Parillin Pa*ril lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarsaparillin — Parillin Pa*ril lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smilacin — Parillin Pa*ril lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parigenin — Pa*rig e*nin, n. [Parillin + gen + in.] (Chem.) A curdy white substance, obtained by the decomposition of parillin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salsaparilha — salsaparilha, illa, illia, perilla, parillin see sarsaparilla, parillin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarsaparillin — Sar sa*pa*ril lin, n. See {Parillin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smilax — For another plant sometimes called Smilax see Asparagus asparagoides. Smilax Mediterranean Smilax (Smilax aspera) in fruit Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • pariglin — var. parillin …   Useful english dictionary

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