maclurin

noun ma·clu·rin \-rə̇n\

Definition of maclurin

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of maclurin

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


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