cerin

noun

ce·​rin
ˈsirə̇n
plural -s
1
: a crystalline triterpenoid C30H50O2 that is extracted from cork
2
: cerotic acid

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary cer- + -in; originally formed in German

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“Cerin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerin. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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