umbellulone

noun
um·​bel·​lu·​lone | \ ˌəmˈbelyəˌlōn \
plural -s

Definition of umbellulone

: 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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History and Etymology for 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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“Umbellulone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/umbellulone. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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