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QUILLAY BARK [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemistry
  • Food Additives
  • Botany
DEF

The inner dried bark of a tree grown in South America [Quillaja saponaria]. Used in fruit, root beer, and spice flavorings for beverages, ice cream, candy, and syrups.

CONT

Quillaja .... the dried bark of Quillaja saponaria ... contains sapotoxin, tannin, and quillaja.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chimie
  • Additifs alimentaires
  • Botanique
DEF

Grand arbre de la famille des Rosacées, croissant au Chili et au Pérou. L'écorce, appelée communément bois de Panama, contient des saponosides (acide quillayique) utilisés comme émulsionnant.

Key term(s)
  • écorce de quillaya
  • écorce de quillaja

Spanish

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