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carotin


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carotin  \Ca*ro"tin\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  A  red  crystallizable  tasteless  substance,  extracted  from  the 
  carrot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carotin 
  n  :  an  orange  isomer  of  an  unsaturated  hydrocarbon  found  in  many 
  plants;  is  converted  into  vitamin  A  in  the  liver  [syn:  {provitamin 
  A},  {carotene}] 




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