scabrin

noun scab·rin \ˈskabrə̇n\

Definition of scabrin

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of scabrin

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


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