The natural element 3,5-dihydroxytoluene, within many lichens and synthesizable from toluene.
A colorless crystalline compound, C6H3.CH3.(OH)2, which will be obtained from particular lichens (Roccella, Lecanora, etc.), also from herb of aloes, and artificially from certain derivatives of toluene. It changes readily into orcein.
A peculiar color matter, represented because of the formula C7H6(OH2), gotten from the orchella-weed also lichens.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...