alantin

alantin
\\əˈlantən\ noun (-s)
Etymology: probably from German, from alant + -in

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alantin Chem.
(əˈlæntɪn)
[mod. f. Germ. alant, the Elecampane, Inula Helenium + -in.]
A synonym of inulin, a starchy substance, obtained from the roots of elecampane, angelica, potato, etc.
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  • dahlin — Inulin In u*lin, n. [From NL. {Inula Helenium}, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as {Inula}, {Helianthus} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • helenin — Inulin In u*lin, n. [From NL. {Inula Helenium}, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as {Inula}, {Helianthus} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inula Helenium — Inulin In u*lin, n. [From NL. {Inula Helenium}, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as {Inula}, {Helianthus} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inulin — In u*lin, n. [From NL. {Inula Helenium}, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as {Inula}, {Helianthus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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