Indiretin In`di*re"tin, n. [Indian + Gr. ? resin.] (Chem.) A dark brown resinous substance obtained from indican. [1913 Webster]

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  • indihumin — Chem. (ɪndɪˈhjuːmɪn) [f. indi + L. hum us soil + in.] A product of the decomposition of indican, which occurs with indiretin in indigo brown: formula C10H9NO3. 1865–72 Watts Dict. Chem. III. 72. [see indican] …   Useful english dictionary

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