plural -s
: a crystalline ketone C14H12O4 occurring in true coto bark and formerly used in intestinal disorders; 2,6-dihydroxy-4-methoxy-benzophenone

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary coto + -in; originally formed as German kotoin

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“Cotoin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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