[gos-uh-pawl, -pol] /ˈgɒs əˌpɔl, -ˌpɒl/
a toxic pigment, C 30 H 30 O 8 , derived from cottonseed oil, made nontoxic by heating, presently under study as a potential male contraceptive and antimicrobial.
a toxic crystalline pigment that is a constituent of cottonseed oil
gossypol gos·sy·pol (gŏs’ə-pôl’, -pōl’)
A toxic pigment obtained from cottonseed oil and detoxified by heating, shown to inhibit sperm production.
[gos-uh-pohs] /ˈgɒs əˌpoʊs/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
- Go stag
Go unaccompanied by a person of the opposite sex to a social event, as in John decided to go stag to his roommate’s party, or Some of the girls are going stag to the dance. Although this term originally applied only to men attending an event without a woman companion, it is now applied to […]
/ˈɡɒstə/ verb (intransitive) (Northern English, dialect) 1. to laugh uncontrollably 2. to gossip
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