capsanthin

noun cap·san·thin \kapˈsan(t)thə̇n\

Definition of capsanthin

plural

-s

  1. :  a carmine red crystalline carotenoid pigment C40H58O3 found in paprika

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Origin and Etymology of capsanthin

borrowed from German, from New Latin Capsicum capsicum + German anth- anth- + -in -in


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