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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Esculin  \Es*cu"lin\,  n.  [See  {Esculic}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  glucoside  obtained  from  the  {[AE]sculus  hippocastanum},  or 
  horse-chestnut,  and  characterized  by  its  fine  blue 
  fluorescent  solutions.  [Written  also  {[ae]sculin}.]