deguelin

noun
de·​guel·​in | \ -lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of deguelin

: a crystalline ketone C23H22O6 that is an active constituent of derris and roots of cube and is closely related to rotenone

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History and Etymology for deguelin

New Latin Deguelia + English -in

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“Deguelin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deguelin. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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