fraxin

noun
frax·​in | \ ˈfraksə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of fraxin

: a bitter yellowish crystalline glucoside C16H18O10 found especially in the bark of the ash and the horse chestnut

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History and Etymology for fraxin

International Scientific Vocabulary frax- (from Latin fraxinus) + -in; originally formed in German

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“Fraxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fraxin. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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