humulone

noun
hu·​mu·​lone | \ -ˌlōn \
variants: or humulon \ -​ˌlän \
plural -s

Definition of humulone

: a bitter crystalline antibiotic C21H30O5 obtained from lupulin

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History and Etymology for humulone

International Scientific Vocabulary humul- (from New Latin Humulus) + -one

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“Humulone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humulone. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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