rhubarbarin
Chrysophanic Chrys`o*phan"ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster]

{Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to be a derivative of an anthracene. It is used in the treatment of skin diseases; -- called also {rhein}, {rheic acid}, {rhubarbarin}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • rhubarbarin — (ru bar ba rin), s. m. ou RHUBARBARINE (ru bar ba ri n )), s. f. Synonyme de rhabarbarin …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • Chrysophanic — Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to be a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysophanic acid — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rheic acid — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhein — Chrysophanic Chrys o*phan ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane. [1913 Webster] {Chrysophanic acid} (Chem.), a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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