Coniferin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coniferin (Chem) A glucoside extracted from the cambium layer of coniferous trees as a white crystalline substance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coniferin A crystalline glucoside (C16H22O8 + 2H2O) existing in coniferous woods, and perhaps in all wood-tissue. Also called abietin.
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Usage

In literature:

Coniferin, C16H22O8, occurs in the cambium of coniferous woods.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
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