noun an·tho·cy·an·i·din \-ˌsīˈanədə̇n\

Definition of anthocyanidin



  1. :  a plant pigment (as cyanidin, delphinidin, or pelargonidin) formed by the hydrolysis of an anthocyanin and characterized by the same ring structure as the flavones and flavonols but having no ketone group

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Origin and Etymology of anthocyanidin

borrowed from German, blend of Anthocyanin anthocyanin and Cyanidin cyanidin

First Known Use: 1839

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