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smilacin Explained

Smilacin at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Smilacin \Smil"a*cin\, n. [Cf. F. similacine. See {Smilax}.]
(Chem.)
See {Parrilin}.

smilacin at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Parillin \Pa*ril"lin\, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.)
A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of
sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white
crystalline substance; -- called also {smilacin},
{sarsaparilla saponin}, and {sarsaparillin}.

smilacin at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: suffix » smilax|in

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • sarsaparillin