toxicarol

noun tox·ic·a·rol \täkˈsikəˌrȯl, -rōl\

Definition of toxicarol

plural

-s

  1. :  a greenish yellow crystalline compound C23H22O7 obtained from the roots of a tropical herb (Tephrosia toxicaria), derris, and cube :  hydroxy deguelin

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Origin and Etymology of toxicarol

New Latin toxicaria, specific epithet of Tephrosia toxicaria (from toxic- + Latin -aria -ary) + English -ol


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