plural -s
: a pale yellow crystalline compound C16H12O5 occurring in the form of glycosides especially in the leaves of the common locust; apigenin 4′-methyl ether

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary acacia (locust) + acetin

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acacetin was in 1900

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“Acacetin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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