galangin

noun
galan·​gin | \ gəˈlanjə̇n, gəˈlaŋgə̇n, ˈgalənjə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of galangin

: a yellowish crystalline flavone pigment C15H10O5 found in galingale

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First Known Use of galangin

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galangin

galanga + -in

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“Galangin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galangin. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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