sesamolin

noun

ses·​a·​mo·​lin
ˈsesəməˌlin,
seˈsamələ̇n
plural -s
: a crystalline cyclic ether C20H18O7 that is obtained from sesame oil, that is closely related chemically to sesamin, and that is an even more powerful synergist for pyrethrum insecticides

Word History

Etymology

sesamol + -in

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“Sesamolin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sesamolin. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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