noun cy·an·i·din \sīˈanədə̇n\

Definition of cyanidin



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cyanidin

International Scientific Vocabulary cyan- + -idin

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to cast off or become cast off

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