a colorless, poisonous, crystalline compound, CHO, obtained from certain species of wormwood and formerly used in medicine as a vermifuge
Origin of santoninFrench santonine ; from Modern Latin santonica: see santonica
A colorless crystalline compound, C15H18O3, obtained from species of wormwood, especially santonica, and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
Origin of santoninsanton(ica) + –in.
From santon(ica) +"Ž -in.