cinerin

[sin-er-in]
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British Dictionary definitions for cinerin

cinerin

noun
  1. either of two similar organic compounds found in pyrethrum and used as insecticides. Formulas: C 20 H 28 O 3 (cinerin I), C 21 H 28 O 5 (cinerin II)

Word Origin for cinerin

C20: from Latin ciner-, cinis ashes + -in
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