acaciin

noun
aca·​ci·​in | \ əˈkās(h)ēə̇n, -shə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of acaciin

: a crystalline glycoside C28H32O14 that is found in the leaves of a common North American locust tree (Robinia pseudoacacia) and that yields acacetin on hydrolysis

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First Known Use of acaciin

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acaciin

International Scientific Vocabulary acacia (locust) + -in

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The first known use of acaciin was circa 1926

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“Acaciin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acaciin. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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