umbellulone

noun um·bel·lu·lone \ ˌəmˈbelyəˌlōn \

Definition of umbellulone

plural -s
: an unsaturated oily compound C10H14O that is derived from the leaves of California laurel and is a ketonic derivative of thujene

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Origin and Etymology of umbellulone

International Scientific Vocabulary umbellul- (from New Latin Umbellularia, genus of dicotyledonous trees, from umbellula —diminutive of umbella umbel— + -aria + -one


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