gentianin

noun

gen·​tian·​in
ˈjenchənə̇n
plural -s
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: a bluish red anthocyanin pigment obtained in the form of the chloride C30H27ClO14 from the petals of a blue gentian (Gentiana acaulis)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary gentian- (from New Latin Gentiana) + -in

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“Gentianin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentianin. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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