erythrin


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:


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   2. (Min.) A rose-red mineral, crystallized and earthy, a
      hydrous arseniate of cobalt, known also as cobalt bloom;
      -- called also erythrin or erythrine.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Erythrin \E*ryth"rin\, Erythrine \E*ryth"rine\, n. [Gr.
   'eryqro`s red.]
   1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, C20H22O10,
      extracted from certain lichens, as the various species of
      Rocella. It is a derivative of orsellinic acid. So
      called because of certain red compounds derived from it.
      Called also erythric acid.
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   2. (Min.) See Erythrite, 2.
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