abietite


abietite
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.

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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 — noun A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe (Abies pectinata) Eng. Cyc …   Wiktionary

  • 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