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Camphora

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Structura moleculae camphorae
Arbor Cinnamomum camphora, cuius e ligno camphora paratur

Camphora, camfora (a nomine Arabico كافور kāfūr, a Sanscrito karpūra)[1][2] vel formosa[3] est materies alba vel translucida cerae similis et forti odore aromatico, cuius formula chemica est C10H16O. Camphora paratur e ligno arboris Cinnamomum camphora, crescentis in Oriente extremo, imprimis Formosa (unde aliud nomen).

Notae[recensere | fontem recensere]

  1. Raja Tazi, Arabismen im Deutschen (1998), pp.97-98
  2. Online Etymology Dictionary (© 2001 Douglas Harper), lemma 'camphor'
  3. Warning icon.svg Fons nominis Latini desideratus (addito fonte, hanc formulam remove)