vernonin

noun
ver·​no·​nin | \ ˈvərnənə̇n, -əˌnin, vərˈnōnə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of vernonin

: a poisonous glucoside C10H24O7 extracted from batiator root (Vernonia nigritiana) as a deliquescent powder

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History and Etymology for vernonin

vernon- (from New Latin Vernonia) + -in

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“Vernonin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vernonin. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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