Turmerol
Turmerol Tur"mer*ol, n. [Turmeric + L. oleum oil.] (Chem.) Turmeric oil, a brownish yellow, oily substance extracted from turmeric by ligroin. [1913 Webster]

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  • Turmeric — Tur mer*ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to turmeric; resembling, or obtained from, turmeric; specif., designating an acid obtained by the oxidation of turmerol. [1913 Webster] {Turmeric paper} (Chem.), paper impregnated with turmeric and used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turmeric paper — Turmeric Tur mer*ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to turmeric; resembling, or obtained from, turmeric; specif., designating an acid obtained by the oxidation of turmerol. [1913 Webster] {Turmeric paper} (Chem.), paper impregnated with turmeric and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turmeric root — Turmeric Tur mer*ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to turmeric; resembling, or obtained from, turmeric; specif., designating an acid obtained by the oxidation of turmerol. [1913 Webster] {Turmeric paper} (Chem.), paper impregnated with turmeric and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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