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

Word History


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

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“Scabrin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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