myristicin definition

  • noun:
    • 3-methoxy,4,5-methylendioxy-allylbenzene, a natural organic substance found in the essential oil of nutmeg and a smaller extent in other spices; you can use it as an insecticide and acaricide and has now hallucinogenic properties at high amounts.
    • A colorless crystalline compound, , contained in oil of mace. It melts at 30.2° C. and boils at 142–149° C. under 10 millimeters force.

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