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

Word History


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

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“Toxicarol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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