Definitions for salicinˈsæl ə sɪn

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  1. salicin(Noun)

    A glucoside derivative of salicylic acid; the active principle of willow bark, once used medicinally.

  2. Origin: salix, salicis, a willow, and -in.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salicin(noun)

    a glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow (Salix) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance

  2. Origin: [L. salix, -icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See Sallow the tree.]


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