A bitter extractive that does not belong to the class of glycosides, alkaloids, or any of the known proximate principles of plants.
[L. amarus, bitter, + G. eidos, like]

amaroid (aˑ·m·roid),

n any of a class of chemical constituents found in some bitter-tasting vegetables; stimulates the production of gastric fluid and saliva.
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The amaroids and essential oil are astringent and aromatic [6].