Definition of marrubiin in English:

marrubiin

noun

Chemistry
  • A diterpenoid lactone, C ₂₀ H ₂₈ O ₄, that occurs in the plant white horehound, Marrubium vulgare.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From German Marrubiin from classical Latin marrubium + German -in.

Pronunciation

marrubiin

/maˈruːbɪɪn/