geraniine

Geraniine

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.]
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