chrysanthemumic acid


chry·​san·​the·​mum·​ic acid
: an acid C9H15COOH that occurs in the form of esters in pyrethrum flowers

called also chrysanthemummonocarboxylic acid

compare pyrethrin

Word History


New Latin Chrysanthemum + English -ic

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“Chrysanthemumic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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