asaron

noun
as·​a·​ron | \ ˈasəˌrän \
variants: or less commonly asarone \ -​ˌrōn \
plural -s

Definition of asaron

: a crystalline phenolic ether C12H16O3 found in the oils of a number of plants especially of the genus Asarum

called also asarum camphor

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History and Etymology for asaron

International Scientific Vocabulary asar- (from New Latin Asarum) + -on, -one

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“Asaron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asaron. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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