adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from tiglic acid.
Also, tiglinic [ti-glin-ik] .

1870–75; < Neo-Latin tigl(ium) croton-oil plant (said to be < Greek tîl(os) watery excrement + Neo-Latin -ium -ium) + -ic

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