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Meaning of QUERCITE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quer"cite\, n. (Chem.)
A white crystalline substance, {C6H7(OH)5}, found in acorns,
the fruit of the oak ({Quercus}). It has a sweet taste, and
is regarded as a pentacid alcohol.

 

 

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