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cornin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cornin  \Cor"nin\  (k?r"n?n),  n.  (Chem.) 
  a  A  bitter  principle  obtained  from  dogwood  ({Cornus 
  florida}),  as  a  white  crystalline  substance;  --  called 
  also  {cornic  acid}. 
  b  An  extract  from  dogwood  used  as  a  febrifuge.