Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n cerasin A kind of gum which exudes from cherry-trees and plum-trees. It is distinguished from gum arabic by being insoluble in cold water.
- n cerasin A name of two coal-tar colors, otherwise known as fast red A and Bordeaux B.
- n cerasin A compound, C70H138O12N2, obtained in small amounts by warming cows' brains with a solution of barium hydroxid. It is neutral and resembles cerebrin in its properties.