jalapin

[ jal-uh-pin, jah-luh- ]
/ ˈdʒæl ə pɪn, ˈdʒɑ lə- /

noun

a resin that is one of the purgative principles of jalap.

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Origin of jalapin

1825–35; < New Latin jalāp(a) jalap + -in2
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