cinerin

noun cin·er·in \ˈsinərə̇n\

Definition of cinerin

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cinerin

Latin ciner-, cinis ashes + English -in


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