noun co·to·in \ˈkōtəwə̇n\

Definition of cotoin



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

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Origin and Etymology of cotoin

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

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