ac·​ac·​e·​tin | \ əˈkasətᵊn, aˈk- \
plural -s

Definition of acacetin

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

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First Known Use of acacetin

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acacetin

International Scientific Vocabulary acacia (locust) + acetin

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“Acacetin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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