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chrysarobin

chrys·a·ro·bin
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-uh-roh-bin]
    • /ˌkrɪs əˈroʊ bɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-uh-roh-bin]
    • /ˌkrɪs əˈroʊ bɪn/

Definitions of chrysarobin word

  • noun chrysarobin a tasteless odourless powder containing anthraquinone derivatives of araroba, formerly used medicinally to treat chronic skin conditions 3
  • noun chrysarobin a yellow, crystalline substance, C15H12O3, derived from Goa powder and used in the treatment of various skin disorders 3
  • noun chrysarobin a mixture of compounds obtained from Goa powder, used in the treatment of psoriasis and other skin conditions. 1
  • noun chrysarobin (organic compound) A bitter yellow substance forming the essential constituent of Goa powder, and yielding chrysophanic acid. 1
  • noun chrysarobin (organic chemistry) A bitter yellow substance forming the essential constituent of Goa powder, and yielding chrysophanic acid. 0

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Origin of chrysarobin

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90; chrys- + (ar)arob(a) + -in2

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Parts of speech for Chrysarobin

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chrysarobin popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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