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}, and {sarsaparillin}. [1913 Webster]

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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

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

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