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Definition of Abietine

Abietin Ab"i*e*tin, Abietine Ab"i*e*tine, n. [See Abietene.] (Chem.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether. --Watts.

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