Definition of panaquilon in English:

panaquilon

noun

Chemistry
  • An amorphous, sweet substance of the saponin class, C₃₂H₅₆O₁₄, occurring in American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Panaquilon from elements of the scientific Latin name Panax quinquefolius + -on.

Pronunciation

panaquilon

/pəˈnakwɪlɒn/