senegin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

senega +‎ -in

Noun[edit]

senegin (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A substance extracted from the rootstock of the Polygala senega (Seneca root), probably identical with polygalic acid.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.