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Oxford dictionary definition of the word rifampicin:

[mass noun] Medicine
a reddish-brown antibiotic used chiefly to treat tuberculosis and leprosy.
The antibiotic is obtained from the bacterium Nocardia mediterranei

1960s: from rifamycin (an antibiotic first isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces mediterranei) + the insertion of pi- from piperazine