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chrysarobin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chrysarobin  \Chrys`a*ro"bin\,  n.  [Gr.  chryso`s  gold  +  araroba  a 
  foreign  name  of  Goa  powder  +  -in.]  (Chem.) 
  A  bitter,  yellow  substance  forming  the  essential  constituent 
  of  Goa  powder,  and  yielding  chrysophanic  acid  proper;  hence 
  formerly  called  also  {chrysphanic  acid}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chrysarobin 
  n  :  a  bitter  yellow  powder  used  to  treat  skin  diseases  [syn:  {araroba}, 
  {Goa  powder}] 




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