limonin

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English[edit]

Structure diagram of limonin
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Etymology[edit]

From a putative combinative form of lemon +‎ -in. (See also Old French lymon ‎(citrus), Italian limone ‎(lemon), both from Arabic لَيْمُون ‎(laymūn).) Compare limonoid, limonene.

Noun[edit]

limonin ‎(usually uncountable, plural limonins)

  1. (chemistry) A limonoid found in orange and lemon seeds.

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