Calumbin
Calumbin Ca*lum"bin, n. (Chem.) A bitter principle extracted as a white crystalline substance from the calumba root. [Written also {colombin}, and {columbin}] [1913 Webster]

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  • calumbin — An amaroid from calumba that accounts for the bitterness of the crude drug …   Medical dictionary

  • colombin — Calumbin Ca*lum bin, n. (Chem.) A bitter principle extracted as a white crystalline substance from the calumba root. [Written also {colombin}, and {columbin}] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • columbin — Calumbin Ca*lum bin, n. (Chem.) A bitter principle extracted as a white crystalline substance from the calumba root. [Written also {colombin}, and {columbin}] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colombin — Co*lom bin, n. (Chem.) See {Calumbin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Columbin — Co*lum bin, n. (Chem.) A white, crystalline, bitter substance. See {Calumbin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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