erythric
Erythrin E*ryth"rin, Erythrine E*ryth"rine, n. [Gr. 'eryqro`s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, {C20H22O10}, extracted from certain lichens, as the various species of {Rocella}. It is a derivative of orsellinic acid. So called because of certain red compounds derived from it. Called also {erythric} acid. [1913 Webster]

2. (Min.) See {Erythrite}, 2. [1913 Webster] ||


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