Phycite
Phycite Phy"cite, n. [Gr. ? seaweed.] (Chem.) See {Erythrite}, 1. [1913 Webster]

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  • phycite — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phycite — (fi si t ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Substance cristalline trouvée dans une algue, le protococcus vulgaris. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, algue …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • C4H6OH4 — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobalt bloom — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobalt bloom — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erythrin — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erythrine — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erythrite — E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol}, {erythroglucin},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erythroglucin — Erythrite E*ryth rite, n. [Gr. eryqro s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C4H6.(OH)4}, of a sweet, cooling taste, extracted from certain lichens, and obtained by the decomposition of erythrin; called also {erythrol},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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