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Noun: indican  'in-du,kan
  1. A glucoside obtained from woad (indigo plant) and other plants; it is the source of natural indigo
  2. An indigo-forming substance, found in urine, and other animal fluids, and convertible into red and blue indigo

Derived forms: indicans

Encyclopedia: Indican