chrysophane definition

  • noun:
    • A glucoside obtained from rhubarb as a bitter, yellow, crystalline dust, producing chrysophanic acid on decomposition.
    • A glucoside obtained from rhubarb as a bitter, yellowish, crystalline dust, and producing chrysophanic acid on decomposition.
    • A glucoside extracted from rhubarb as a bitter, yellowish, crystalline dust, producing chrysophanic acid on decomposition.
    • A glucoside extracted from rhubarb as a bitter, yellowish, crystalline powder, and yielding chrysophanic acid on decomposition.
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