krə̇ˈsan(t)thəmə̇n also kriˈz-
plural -s
: an anthocyanin pigment C21H20O11 obtained from a chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum) and other plants; the 3-glucoside of cyanidin

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary chrysanthem- (from New Latin Chrysanthemum) + -in; originally formed in German

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“Chrysanthemin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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