elemicin

noun
elem·​i·​cin | \ ə̇ˈleməsə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of elemicin

: a liquid ether C12H16O3 found in some essential oils (such as oil of Manila elemi)

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History and Etymology for elemicin

International Scientific Vocabulary elemic (from elemi + -ic) + -in; originally formed as German elemizin

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“Elemicin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elemicin. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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