butein

noun
bu·te·in | \ˈbyütēə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of butein 

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

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History and Etymology for butein

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

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