Rheum emodei
Emodin Em"o*din, n. (Chem.) An orange-red crystalline substance, {C15H10O5}, obtained from the buckthorn, rhubarb, etc., and regarded as a derivative of anthraquinone; -- so called from a species of rhubarb ({Rheum emodei}). [1913 Webster]

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  • C15H10O5 — Emodin Em o*din, n. (Chem.) An orange red crystalline substance, {C15H10O5}, obtained from the buckthorn, rhubarb, etc., and regarded as a derivative of anthraquinone; so called from a species of rhubarb ({Rheum emodei}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emodin — Em o*din, n. (Chem.) An orange red crystalline substance, {C15H10O5}, obtained from the buckthorn, rhubarb, etc., and regarded as a derivative of anthraquinone; so called from a species of rhubarb ({Rheum emodei}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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