plural -s
: a crystalline compound C15H14O4 obtained from the bark of a prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)

called also xanthoxylin-N

Word History


xanthoxyl- (from New Latin Xanthoxylum) + -et- + -in

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“Xanthoxyletin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xanthoxyletin. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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