scabrin

noun
scab·​rin | \ ˈskabrə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of scabrin

: an insecticidal material obtained from the roots of an oxeye (Heliopsis scabra) that contains an isobutyl-amide of a mixture of unsaturated fatty acids

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History and Etymology for scabrin

New Latin scabra (specific epithet of Heliopsis scabra) (from Latin, feminine of scaber rough) + English -in

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