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erythrine


erythrine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erythrin  \E*ryth"rin\,  Erythrine  \E*ryth"rine\,  n.  [Gr. 
  'eryqro`s  red.] 
  1.  (Chem.)  A  colorless  crystalline  substance,  {C20H22O10}, 
  extracted  from  certain  lichens,  as  the  various  species  of 
  {Rocella}.  It  is  a  derivative  of  orsellinic  acid.  So 
  called  because  of  certain  red  compounds  derived  from  it 
  Called  also  {erythric}  acid. 
 
  2.  (Min.)  See  {Erythrite},  2. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  2.  (Min.)  A  rose-red  mineral,  crystallized  and  earthy,  a 
  hydrous  arseniate  of  cobalt,  known  also  as  {cobalt  bloom}; 
  --  called  also  {erythrin}  or  {erythrine}.