chrysophanic acid
Rumicin Ru"mi*cin, n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance found in the root of yellow dock ({Rumex crispus}) and identical with {chrysophanic acid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • chrysophanic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at chryso +|fanik noun Etymology: chrysophanic International Scientific Vocabulary chrysophan (from Greek chrysophanēs shining like gold, from chrys + phanēs shining) + ic more at phane : a yellow crystalline phenol C15H10O4 obtained… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrysophanic acid — chrys·o·phan·ic acid .kris ə .fan ik n a yellow crystalline phenol C15H10O4 occurring esp. in rhubarb and senna leaves …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 — Parietic Pa ri*et ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in the lichen {Parmelia parietina}, and called also {chrysophanic} acid. [1913 Webster] …   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

  • chrysphanic acid — Chrysarobin Chrys a*ro bin, n. [Gr. chryso s gold + araroba a foreign name of Goa powder + in.] (Chem.) A bitter, yellow substance forming the essential constituent of Goa powder, and yielding chrysophanic acid proper; hence formerly called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rheic acid — ˈrēik noun Etymology: rheic from rhe (from New Latin Rheum) + ic : chrysophanic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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