Ricinolein
Ricinolein Ric`in*o"le*in, n. [L. ricinus castor-oil plant + oleum oil.] (Chem.) The glycerin salt of ricinoleic acid, occuring as a characteristic constituent of castor oil; -- formerly called {palmin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ricinolein — is the chief constituent of castor oil being the glyceride of ricinoleic acid. Castor oil, the expressed natural fatty oil of the seeds of Ricinus communis also contains mixtures of the glycerides of isoricinoleic acids and much smaller traces of …   Wikipedia

  • ricinolein — [rī΄si nō′lē ən] n. the glycerol ester, C57H104O9, of ricinoleic acid: it is the main constituent of castor oil …   English World dictionary

  • ricinolein — /ris euh noh lee in/, n. Chem. the glyceride of ricinoleic acid, the chief constituent of castor oil. [RICINOLE(IC) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • ricinolein — ricin·ole·in …   English syllables

  • ricinolein — /rɪsəˈnoʊliən/ (say risuh nohleeuhn) noun the glyceride of ricinoleic acid, the chief constituent of castor oil …   Australian English dictionary

  • ricinolein — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈōlēə̇n noun Etymology: ricinoleic + in : an ester of glycerol and ricinoleic acid; especially : the tri ricinoleate C3H5(C18H33O3)3 constituting the chief component of castor oil * * * /ris euh noh lee in/, n. Chem. the glyceride of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • palmin — Ricinolein Ric in*o le*in, n. [L. ricinus castor oil plant + oleum oil.] (Chem.) The glycerin salt of ricinoleic acid, occuring as a characteristic constituent of castor oil; formerly called {palmin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Palmin — Pal min, n. [From palma Christi: cf. F. palmine.] (Chem.) (a) A white waxy or fatty substance obtained from castor oil. (b) Ricinolein. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Castor oil plant — Taxobox name = Castor oil plant image width = 240px image caption = Castor bean in disturbed area regnum = Plantae phylum = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Euphorbiaceae subfamilia = Acalyphoideae tribus =… …   Wikipedia

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