circa 1951, in the meaning defined above
cantha- (from New Latin Cantharellus cinnabarinus, mushroom species from which it was obtained) + xantho- + -in entry 1 — more at chanterelle
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“Canthaxanthin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canthaxanthin. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.
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