cy·​an·​i·​din | \ sīˈanədə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of cyanidin

: an anthocyanidin occurring widely in the form of glycosides (as cyanin) and usually obtained as the brown-red crystalline chloride C15H11ClO6 (as by hydrolysis of cyanin or by synthesis from pyrocatechol derivatives)

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History and Etymology for cyanidin

International Scientific Vocabulary cyan- + -idin

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“Cyanidin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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