- (organic chemistry) A bitter principle obtained from dogwood (Cornus florida), as a white crystalline substance; cornic acid.
- An extract from dogwood used as a febrifuge.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cornin in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)