Meaning of aesculetin in English:

aesculetin

noun

(also aesculetine)
Chemistry
  • A bitter crystalline substance formed by the hydrolysis of aesculin, of which it is the aglycone.

    Aesculetin is a bicyclic lactone. Systematic name: 6,7-dihydroxycoumarin; C₉H₆O₄.

Pronunciation

aesculetin

/ˌɛskjʊˈliːtɪn/ /ˌiːskjʊˈliːtɪn/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Chemical Gazette. From classical Latin aesculus + -etin, after German Aesculetin.