ascaridole

[ uh-skar-i-dohl ]
/ əˈskær ɪˌdoʊl /

noun Chemistry.

a liquid, C10H16O2, constituting the active principle of chenopodium oil, used chiefly as a catalyst in polymerization reactions.

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Origin of ascaridole

First recorded in 1905–10; ascarid + -ole2
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