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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  cathartin  \ca*thar"tin\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  The  bitter,  purgative  principle  of  senna.  It  is  a  glucoside 
  with  the  properties  of  a  weak  acid;  --  called  also  {cathartic 
  acid},  and  {cathartina}.