plural -s
: a light yellow crystalline pigment C6H3(OH)2COC6H2(OH)3 found especially in old fustic : a pentahydroxy-benzophenone

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary maclur- (from New Latin Maclura) + -in; originally formed in German

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“Maclurin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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