Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless crystalline compound, , contained in oil of mace. It melts at 30.2° C. and boils at 142–149° C. under 10 millimeters pressure.

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  • noun organic chemistry 3-methoxy,4,5-methylendioxy-allylbenzene, a natural organic compound found in the essential oil of nutmeg and to a lesser extent in other spices; it can be used as an insecticide and acaricide and has hallucinogenic properties at high doses.

Etymologies

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myristic +‎ -in

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