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euxanthin


euxanthin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euxanthin  \Eux*an"thin\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  well  +  ?  yellow.]  (Chem.) 
  A  yellow  pigment  imported  from  India  and  China.  It  has  a 
  strong  odor,  and  is  said  to  be  obtained  from  the  urine  of 
  herbivorous  animals  when  fed  on  the  mango.  It  consists  if  a 
  magnesium  salt  of  euxanthic  acid.  Called  also  {puri}, 
  {purree},  and  {Indian  yellow}.