[kroh-ton-ik, -toh-nik] /kroʊˈtɒn ɪk, -ˈtoʊ nɪk/
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 4 H 6 O 2 , used chiefly in organic synthesis.
a colourless crystalline insoluble unsaturated carboxylic acid produced by oxidation of crotonaldehyde and used in organic synthesis; trans-2-butenoic acid. Formula: CH3CH:CHCOOH
[kroh-tn-iz-uh m] /ˈkroʊ tnˌɪz əm/ noun 1. poisoning by ingestion of croton oil, characterized by burning of the mouth, severe diarrhea, and colic, with possible death from respiratory or circulatory failure.
noun 1. a brownish-yellow oil, expressed from the seeds of the croton, Croton tiglium, that is a drastic purgative and counterirritant. noun 1. a yellowish-brown oil obtained from the plant Croton tiglium, formerly used as a drastic purgative See also croton (sense 1)
[kroh-tok-sin] /kroʊˈtɒk sɪn/ noun 1. a toxin in the venom of the North American rattlesnake, Crotalus terrificus.
[krot-n] /ˈkrɒt n/ noun 1. a type of French goat cheese. 2. a small, round disk of this cheese.