1. <medicine> A valuable astringet obtained from the root of the Geranium maculatum or crane's-bill.

2. <chemistry> A liquid terpene, obtained from the crane's-bill (Geranium maculatum), and having a peculiar mulberry odour.

Alternative forms: geranium.

See: Geranium.

(01 Mar 1998)

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