Definition of chrysanthemin
: an anthocyanin pigment C21H20O11 obtained from a chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum) and other plants; the 3-glucoside of cyanidin
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Origin and Etymology of chrysanthemin
International Scientific Vocabulary chrysanthem- (from New Latin Chrysanthemum) + -in; originally formed in German
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