lactucin definition

  • noun:
    • among the crucial ingredients of lactucarium.
    • A white, crystalline substance, having a bitter style and a neutral effect, and creating one of many essential ingredients of lactucarium.
    • A colorless compound, C40H48O13 or C22H26O7 or C22H28O8, obtained from dried juice associated with common lettuce, Lactuca sativa and L. sagittata. It crystallizes in pearly machines.

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