lupeol

noun lu·pe·ol \ˈlüpēˌȯl, -ōl\

Definition of lupeol

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline triterpenoid alcohol C30H49OH found especially in yellow lupine, gutta-percha and balata, and shea butter

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Origin and Etymology of lupeol

International Scientific Vocabulary lupe- (irregular from lupine) + -ol; probably originally formed in German


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