Medullin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Medullin (Bot. Chem) A variety of lignin or cellulose found in the medulla, or pith, of certain plants. Cf. Lignin, and Cellulose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n medullin A name given by Braconnot to the cellulose obtained from the pith or medulla of certain plants, as the sunflower and lilac.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Medullin the cellulose in the medulla of plants like the lilac
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. m├ędulline,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. medulla, marrow.