variants or vetiverone
plural -s
: a bicyclic sesquiterpenoid ketone C15H22O that is an odorous component of vetiver oil and is known in two crystalline stereoisomeric forms

Word History


vetivone from vetiver + -one; vetiverone International Scientific Vocabulary vetiver + -one

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“Vetivone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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