Definition of monoterpenoid in English:

monoterpenoid

noun

Chemistry
  • A compound that is either a monoterpene or a simple derivative of one.

adjective

Chemistry
  • Of the nature of a monoterpenoid.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From mono- + terpenoid, after monoterpene.

Pronunciation

monoterpenoid

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈtəːpɪnɔɪd/