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  • noun (Chem.) A liquid hydrocarbon of the terpene series extracted from the seeds of a Japanese prickly ash (Xanthoxylum pipertium) as an aromatic oil.

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  • noun archaic, chemistry A terpene extracted from the seeds of the Japanese prickly ash, Xanthoxylum pipertium.

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Coined by John Stenhouse from Xanthoxylum +‎ -ene.

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