Citrine ointment
Citrine Cit"rine, a. [F. citrin. See {Citron}.] Like a citron or lemon; of a lemon color; greenish yellow. [1913 Webster]

{Citrine ointment} (Med.), a yellowish mercurial ointment, the {unguentum hydrargyri nitratis}. [1913 Webster]


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  • citrine ointment — noun : a yellow ointment of mercuric nitrate and lard used as an antiparasitic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citrine — Cit rine, a. [F. citrin. See {Citron}.] Like a citron or lemon; of a lemon color; greenish yellow. [1913 Webster] {Citrine ointment} (Med.), a yellowish mercurial ointment, the {unguentum hydrargyri nitratis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unguentum hydrargyri nitratis — Citrine Cit rine, a. [F. citrin. See {Citron}.] Like a citron or lemon; of a lemon color; greenish yellow. [1913 Webster] {Citrine ointment} (Med.), a yellowish mercurial ointment, the {unguentum hydrargyri nitratis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • green — Synonyms and related words: Astroturf, a novice at, a stranger to, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, adolescent, aestival, alive, amateur, amateurish, artificial turf, artless, at half cock, awkward, befoolable, beryl green, berylline,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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