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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Either of two compounds, C20H28O3 or C21H28O5, used in insecticides.

Etymologies

Latin cinis, ciner-, ashes + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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