from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or derived, from chrysophan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or derived from, or resembling, chrysophane.
  • adjective (Chem.) a yellow crystalline substance extracted from rhubarb, yellow dock, sienna, chrysarobin, etc., and shown to be a derivative of an anthracene. It is used in the treatment of skin diseases; -- called also rhein, rheic acid, rhubarbarin, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling chrysophane.


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