noun gen·tian·in \ˈjenchənə̇n\

Definition of gentianin



  1. 1 :  gentisin

  2. 2 :  a bluish red anthocyanin pigment obtained in the form of the chloride C30H27ClO14 from the petals of a blue gentian (Gentiana acaulis)

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Origin and Etymology of gentianin

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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