noun em·belin \ˈembələ̇n\
variants: less commonly

embelic acid


Definition of embelin



  1. :  an orange phenolic quinone C17H26O4 obtained especially from embelia and used formerly as an anthelmintic

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Origin and Etymology of embelin

New Latin Embelia (genus name of Embelia ribes) + English -in or -ic

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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