butein

noun bu·te·in \ˈbyütēə̇n\

Definition of butein

plural

-s

  1. :  a yellow crystalline coloring matter C15H12O5 derived from chalcone that is obtained especially from the flowers of the dhak tree

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Origin and Etymology of butein

International Scientific Vocabulary bute- (from New Latin Butea, genus name of Butea frondosa) + -in


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