Ambrein

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ambrein (Chem) A fragrant substance which is the chief constituent of ambergris.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ambrein A peculiar fatty substance obtained from ambergris by digesting it in hot alcohol. It is crystalline, is of a brilliant white color, and has an agreeable odor.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. ambréine,. See Amber