Embelin



embelin em·be·lin (ěm’bə-lĭn)
n.
The active principle from the berries of certain species of Asiatic shrubs, formerly used as an anthelmintic.

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    [em-bel-ish] /ɛmˈbɛl ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to beautify by or as if by ornamentation; ornament; adorn. 2. to enhance (a statement or narrative) with fictitious additions. /ɪmˈbɛlɪʃ/ verb (transitive) 1. to improve or beautify by adding detail or ornament; adorn 2. to make (a story) more interesting by adding detail 3. to provide […]

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