Abietin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Abietin (Chem) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n abietin A tasteless, inodorous resin, derived from the turpentine obtained from some species of the genus Abies.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Abietene