apiole

noun api·ole \ˈāpēˌōl, ˈap-\
variants: less commonly

apiol

\-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Definition of apiole

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a colorless crystalline diether C12H14O4 of the aromatic series found especially in the plant and fruit of parsley —called also parsley camphor b :  an isomeric liquid ether from certain dill oils —called also dill apiole

  2. 2 :  an oleoresin from parsley fruit used as an emmenagogue and antiperiodic

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Origin and Etymology of apiole

International Scientific Vocabulary api- (from Latin apium parsley, celery) + -ole, -ol — more at apium


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