Glaucine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Glaucine (Chem) An alkaloid obtained from the plant Glaucium flavum , as a bitter, white, crystalline substance.
    • a Glaucine Glaucous or glaucescent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • glaucine Same as glaucescent.
    • n glaucine A colorless bitter alkaloid contained in the leaves of the horn-poppy, Glaucium Glaucium. It forms crystalline nacreous scales when deposited from water.
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