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Xanthoxylene

Xan-thox′y-lene

,
Noun.
[See
Xanthoxylum
.]
(Chem.)
A liquid hydrocarbon of the terpene series extracted from the seeds of a Japanese prickly ash (
Xanthoxylum pipertium
) as an aromatic oil.

Definition 2021


xanthoxylene

xanthoxylene

English

Noun

xanthoxylene (uncountable)

  1. (archaic, chemistry) A terpene extracted from the seeds of the Japanese prickly ash, Xanthoxylum pipertium.