abietite


abietite
A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe (Abies pectinata) - Eng. Cyc

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  • Abietite — Ab i*e*tite, n. (Chem.) A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe ({Abies pectinata}). Eng. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abietite — Chem. (ˈæbɪətaɪt) [mod. f. L. abiet em fir + ite, chem. formative.] A saccharine substance C6H8O3, obtained from the needles of the silver fir, analogous to mannite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abies pectinata — Abietite Ab i*e*tite, n. (Chem.) A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe ({Abies pectinata}). Eng. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English