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ascaridole

[uh-skar-i-dohl] /əˈskær ɪˌdoʊl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a liquid, C 10 H 16 O 2 , constituting the active principle of chenopodium oil, used chiefly as a catalyst in polymerization reactions.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; ascarid + -ole
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