cornic acid
Cornin Cor"nin (k?r"n?n), n. (Chem.) (a) A bitter principle obtained from dogwood ({Cornus florida}), as a white crystalline substance; -- called also {cornic acid}. (b) An extract from dogwood used as a febrifuge. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cornin — Cor nin (k?r n?n), n. (Chem.) (a) A bitter principle obtained from dogwood ({Cornus florida}), as a white crystalline substance; called also {cornic acid}. (b) An extract from dogwood used as a febrifuge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cornus florida — Cornin Cor nin (k?r n?n), n. (Chem.) (a) A bitter principle obtained from dogwood ({Cornus florida}), as a white crystalline substance; called also {cornic acid}. (b) An extract from dogwood used as a febrifuge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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