scabrin

noun scab·rin \ ˈskabrə̇n \

Definition of scabrin

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

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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


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