plural -s
: any of three isomeric crystalline compounds C3H7C7H5O2 that are obtained especially from the heartwood of the western red cedar and possess the fungicidal properties that preserve this wood against decay : isopropyl-tropolone

Word History


New Latin Thuja plicata species of red cedar + English -in

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“Thujaplicin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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