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laurin

laurin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laurin  \Lau"rin\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  laurine.]  (Chem.) 
  A  white  crystalline  substance  extracted  from  the  fruit  of  the 
  bay  ({Laurus  nobilis}),  and  consisting  of  a  complex  mixture 
  of  glycerin  ethers  of  several  organic  acids.