Con*val"la*ma`rin (?), n. [Convalaria + L. amarus bitter.] Chem.
A white, crystalline, poisonous substance, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from the lily of the valley (Convallaria Majalis). Its taste is first bitter, then sweet.
© Webster 1913.
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