Glycyrrhizin

Gly*cyr"rhi*zin

(?), n. [Cf. F. glycyrrhizine. See Glycyrrhiza.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in licorice root (Glycyrrhiza), in monesia bark (Chrysophyllum), in the root of the walnut, etc., and extracted as a yellow, amorphous powder, of a bittersweet taste.

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Glyn

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Glynne

} (?), n. A glen. See Glen. [Obs. singly, but occurring often in locative names in Ireland, as Glen does in Scotland.]
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He could not beat out the Irish, yet he did shut them up within those narrow corners and glyns under the mountain's foot.
Spenser.
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