noun cyn·o·don·tin

Definition of cynodontin



  1. :  a brown crystalline phenolic pigment C15H10O6 derived from anthraquinone that is obtained from fungi of the genus Helminthosporium (as H. cynodontis)

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Origin and Etymology of cynodontin

New Latin cynodontis (specific epithet of Helminthosporium cynodontis, from Greek kynodont-, kynodōn canine tooth) + English -in

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