anthocyanin


an·tho·cy·a·nin

noun \ˌan(t)-thə-ˈsī-ə-nən\

Definition of ANTHOCYANIN

:  any of various soluble glycoside pigments producing blue to red coloring in flowers and plants

Origin of ANTHOCYANIN

Greek anthos + kyanos dark blue
First Known Use: 1839

an·tho·cy·a·nin

noun \ˌan(t)-thə-ˈsī-ə-nən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANTHOCYANIN

: any of various soluble glycoside pigments producing blue to red coloring in flowers and plants

Variants of ANTHOCYANIN

an·tho·cy·a·nin also an·tho·cy·an \-ˈsī-ən, -ˌan\

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