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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
terpeneextracted from the seedsof the Japanese prickly ash, Xanthoxylum pipertium.
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Coined by John Stenhouse from Xanthoxylum + -ene.
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