cinerin

noun
cin·​er·​in | \ ˈsinərə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of cinerin

: either of two oily liquid esters C20H28O3 and C21H28O5 of cinerolone having high insecticidal properties and occurring in pyrethrum flowers and distinguished by the numerals I and II

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History and Etymology for cinerin

Latin ciner-, cinis ashes + English -in

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“Cinerin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinerin. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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