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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 orcin
 地衣酚; 苔黑素

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·cin n.  Chem. A colorless crystalline substance, C6H3.CH3.(OH)2, which is obtained from certain lichens (Roccella, Lecanora, etc.), also from extract of aloes, and artificially from certain derivatives of toluene.  It changes readily into orcein.