indolebutyric acid

noun
in·​dole·​bu·​tyr·​ic acid | \ ˌin-(ˌ)dōl-byü-ˈtir-ik- How to pronounce indolebutyric acid (audio) \

Definition of indolebutyric acid

: a crystalline acid C12H13NO2 similar to indoleacetic acid in its effects on plants

First Known Use of indolebutyric acid

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Indolebutyric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indolebutyric%20acid. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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