pyrethrolone

noun
py·​re·​thro·​lone | \ -thrəˌlōn \
plural -s

Definition of pyrethrolone

: a viscous oily keto alcohol C11H14O2 closely related to cinerolone and obtained by hydrolysis of the pyrethrins

History and Etymology for pyrethrolone

International Scientific Vocabulary pyrethrin + -ol + -one

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“Pyrethrolone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrethrolone. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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