Geraniaceous

Ge*ra`ni*a"ceous

(?), a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of pants (Geraniace) which includes the genera Geranium, Pelargonium, and many others.

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Ge*ra"ni*ine

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Ger"a*nine

(?), } n. [See Geranium.]
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1. (Med.) A valuable astringent obtained from the root of the Geranium maculatum or crane's-bill.
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2. (Chem.) A liquid terpene, obtained from the crane's-bill (Geranium maculatum), and having a peculiar mulberry odor.

[Written also geraniin.]

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