plural -s
: a crystalline sesquiterpenoid lactone C17H22O5 obtained from plants of the genus Helenium (as H. tenuifolium)

Word History


New Latin tenuifolium (specific epithet of Helenium tenuifolium) (from Latin tenuis thin + folium leaf) + -lin (as in helenalin)

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“Tenulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenulin. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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