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Quercite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Quercite (Chem) A white crystalline substance, C6H7(OH)5, found in acorns, the fruit of the oak (Quercus). It has a sweet taste, and is regarded as a pentacid alcohol.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n quercite A crystalline substance, C6H7(OH)5, derived from acorns, which resembles the sugars in that it is sweet and optically active, but does not ferment with yeast or reduce metallic salts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Quercite a sweet crystalline compound found in acorns
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. quercus, oak, citrus, a tree of the lemon kind.

Usage

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Associated Words: balaniferous, balanoid, cupule, cupuliferous, quercite, racahout.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
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