copigment

noun
co·​pigment | \ (ˈ)kō+ \

Definition of copigment

: one of a group of colorless or pale substances (as certain tannins and anthoxanthins) that affect the color of flowers by combining with anthocyanins thereby increasing the blue tone of these pigments

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co- + pigment

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“Copigment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copigment. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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