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Algarobilla

Definition of the noun algarobilla

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noun - plural: -

  1. mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing

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Google previewThe National Standard Dispensatory (1908)

Containing the Natural History, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Actions, and Uses of Medicines ... In Accordance with the Eighth Decennial Revision of the United States Pharmacopoeia, as Amended to 1908

Algarobilla is the fruit of Caesalpinia brevifolia Benth. The wood and bark of many species of Mimosa, as well as of the closely related genus Calliandra, are used in various countries as astringents. That of C. Houstoni Benth. is known in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

says that Algarobilla is the pod of Balsamocarpon brevifolium, a drug containing 60 to 68 per cent, of tannin ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Algarobilla. 565. Fruit pods of Caesalpinia brevifolia (Leguminosae) from Chile. Tannin plant. The fruits have yielded a range of ellagitan- nins, including 1.3.4,6- tetragalloylglucose, brevilagin-1 and brevilagin-2. A commercially useful tanning ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

" Algarobilla and Algaroba. A tan obtained, chiefly in America, ...

Google previewThe National Encyclopedia of Reference (1915)

Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal

Algarobilla. ("l-sar-o-bil'la). the. seed-pods of one or two South American trees ( genus Prosopis), valuable as containing much tannin. Algal-0t (al'ga-rot), a violently purgatlve and emetic white powder, precipitated from chloride of antimony in ...

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette

monticelli, 12984 Prosopis algarobilla Griseb., 12980 Prosopis algarobilla var.

Prosopis algarobilla var. nigra Griseb., 13001 Prosopis astringens Gillies ex Hook. &arn.

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

Algarobilla. Derivation: The pods of Caesalpinia brevifolia. The pods contain 45 per cent tannin. Habitat: South America. Grades: Based on tannin content. Containers: Bags.

Google previewA technological dictionary of insurance chemistry (1899)

by William A. Harris

ALGAROBILLA.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

brevifolium Clos Chile: algarobilla Ballya Brenan Commelinaceae Origins: The genus is named after its collector, the Swiss botanist Peter Rene" Oscar Bally, 1895-1980 (d. Nairobi), taxono- mist, traveler, plant ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Prosopis algarobilla Griseb.; Prosopis algarobilla var. nigra Griseb.; Prosopis dulcis Kunth; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Algarobilla consists of the seeds of an Indian tree, containing about 45% of tannin, and in general properties is similar to divi- divi, but does not discolour so much upon fermentation. Sumach is perhaps the best and most useful material known.

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