Quercitin
Quercitin Quer"ci*tin (kw[~e]r"s[i^]*t[i^]n), n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance, occurring quite widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom, as in apple-tree bark, horse-chestnut leaves, etc., but originally obtained by the decomposition of quercitrin. Called also {meletin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Meletin — Mel e*tin, n. (Chem.) See {Quercitin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ruta graveolens — Rutin Ru tin (r[udd] t[i^]n), n. (Chem.) A glucoside resembling, but distinct from, quercitrin. Rutin is found in the leaves of the rue ({Ruta graveolens}) and other plants, and obtained as a bitter yellow crystalline substance which yields… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rutin — Ru tin (r[udd] t[i^]n), n. (Chem.) A glucoside resembling, but distinct from, quercitrin. Rutin is found in the leaves of the rue ({Ruta graveolens}) and other plants, and obtained as a bitter yellow crystalline substance which yields quercitin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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