humulon

[ hyoo-myuh-lon or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu myəˌlɒn or, often, ˈyu- /

noun

a bitter constituent of hops, C21H30O5, having antibiotic properties.

QUIZZES

WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also hu·mu·lone [hyoo-myuh-lohn or, often, yoo-]. /ˈhyu myəˌloʊn or, often, ˈyu-/.

Origin of humulon

1915–20; <New Latin Humul(us) genus name (special use of Medieval Latin: hop plant <Germanic; compare Old Norse humall,Old English hymele) + -on-one
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020