picrasmin

noun
pic·​ras·​min | \ pikˈrazmə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of picrasmin

: a bitter crystalline principle C22H28O6 occurring in Jamaica quassia

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History and Etymology for picrasmin

New Latin Picrasma (genus name of the bitterwood Picrasma excelsum —from Greek pikrasmos bitterness, from pikros bitter) + International Scientific Vocabulary -in

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“Picrasmin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picrasmin. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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