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chenopodium oil

[kee-nuh-poh-dee-uh m, ken-uh-] /ˌki nəˈpoʊ di əm, ˌkɛn ə-/
noun
1.
a colorless or yellowish oil obtained from the seeds and leaves of Mexican tea, used chiefly in medicine as an agent for killing or expelling intestinal worms.
Also called wormseed oil.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < New Latin Chenopodium. See chenopod, -ium
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