rheic

Rheic

Rhe"ic\, a. [NL. Rheum rhubarb, Gr. ??? See Rhubarb.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid (commonly called chrysophanic acid) found in rhubarb (Rheum). [Obsoles.]
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