polygalic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Polygala +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

polygalic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or obtained from Polygala; specifically, designating an acrid glucoside (called polygalic acid, senegin, etc.), resembling, or possibly identical with, saponin.

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