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chrysophane


chrysophane


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chrysophane  \Chrys"o*phane\,  n.  [Gr.  chryso`s  gold  +  ?  to  show.] 
  (Chem.) 
  A  glucoside  extracted  from  rhubarb  as  a  bitter,  yellow, 
  crystalline  powder,  and  yielding  chrysophanic  acid  on 
  decomposition.