xylorcin etymology

English word xylorcin comes from English xylo- (Wood.), English orcin

Detailed word origin of xylorcin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
orcin English (eng) (organic compound) The organic compound 3,5-dihydroxytoluene, found in many lichens and synthesizable from toluene.
xylorcin English (eng) (chemistry, dated) A derivative of xylene obtained as a white crystalline substance that turns red on exposure to air.

Words with the same origin as xylorcin

Descendants of xylo-
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