Chrysophane

Chrysophane

Chrys"o*phane\, n. [Gr. chryso`s gold + ? to show.] (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from rhubarb as a bitter, yellow, crystalline powder, and yielding chrysophanic acid on decomposition.
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