(chemistry) A white crystalline substance extracted from the fruit of the bay (Laurus nobilis), and consisting of a complex mixture of glycerinethers of several organic acids.
Origin of laurin
Compare French laurine
Laurin Sentence Examples
This is why we find in them hardly any documents earlier than the time of Gratian, and also why canonists have 1 See Laurin, Introductio in corpus juris canonici, c. vii.
Mill's saying: " All ages of English history have given one 1 The history of this commission and the rules which it followed for editing the Decretum, will he found in Laurin, Introductio in corpus juris canonici, p. 63, or in the Prolegomena to Friedberg's edition of the Decretum.
Laurin, Introductio in Corpus juris canonici (Freiburg, 1889); Tardif, Histoire des sources du droit canonique (Paris, 1887).