Ge*ra"ni*ine\, Geranine \Ger"a*nine\, n. [See Geranium.]

1. (Med.) A valuable astringent obtained from the root of the Geranium maculatum or crane's-bill.

2. (Chem.) A liquid terpene, obtained from the crane's-bill (Geranium maculatum), and having a peculiar mulberry odor. [Written also geraniin.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: geranial
Next Definition: geraniol
Words Near: geraniine
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for geraniine
More from
Search for articles containing geraniine
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature