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flavonoid

flavonoid

noun fla·vo·noid \ˈflā-və-ˌnid\

Definition of FLAVONOID

:  any of a group of oxygen-containing aromatic antioxidant compounds that includes many common pigments (as the anthocyanins and flavones)

Origin of FLAVONOID

flavone + -oid
First Known Use: 1947

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