limonin

noun lim·o·nin \ˈlimənə̇n, ˈlīm-\

Definition of limonin

plural

-s

  1. :  a bitter lactone C26H30O8 found especially in lemon seeds, in the pulp and seeds of navel oranges, and in the bark of amur cork trees

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Origin and Etymology of limonin

French limonine, from limon lemon + -ine — more at lemon


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