fucoxanthin

noun
fu·​co·​xan·​thin | \ ˌfyü-kō-ˈzan-thən How to pronounce fucoxanthin (audio) \

Definition of fucoxanthin

: a brown carotenoid pigment C40H60O6 occurring especially in the chloroplasts of brown algae

First Known Use of fucoxanthin

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Fucoxanthin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fucoxanthin. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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