<chemistry> The bitter principle of quassia, extracted as a white crystalline substance; formerly called quassite.

Alternative forms: quassiin, and quassine.

Origin: Cf. F. Quassine. See Quassia.

(01 Mar 1998)

quasineutral plasma, quasje, quassation, quassia < Prev | Next > quata, quater in die, quaternary

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