anthocyanin

noun an·tho·cy·a·nin \ ˌan(t)-thə-ˈsī-ə-nən \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of anthocyanin

: any of various soluble glycoside pigments producing blue to red coloring in flowers and plants

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Origin and Etymology of anthocyanin

Greek anthos + kyanos dark blue


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anthocyanin

noun an·tho·cy·a·nin \ ˌan(t)-thə-ˈsī-ə-nən \
variants: also anthocyan play \-ˈsī-ən, -ˌan\

medical Definition of anthocyanin

: any of various soluble glycoside pigments producing blue to red coloring in flowers and plants

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