Erythric

E*ryth"ric

(?), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, erythrin.

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E*ryth"rin

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E*ryth"rine

(?) }, n. [Gr. 'eryqro`s red.] 1. (Chem.) A colorless crystalline substance, C20H22O10, extracted from certain lichens, as the various species of Rocella. It is a derivative of orsellinic acid. So called because of certain red compounds derived from it. Called also erythric acid.
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2. (Min.) See Erythrite, 2.
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Er`y*thri"na

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'eryqro`s red.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous plants growing in the tropics; coral tree; -- so called from its red flowers.
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