hesperidin

noun

hes·​per·​i·​din he-ˈsper-ə-dən How to pronounce hesperidin (audio)
: a crystalline glycoside C28H34O15 found in most citrus fruits and especially in orange peel

Examples of hesperidin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over time active ingredients like licorice root extract, vitamin C, and hesperidin get to work, actually lightening dark circles. Petra Guglielmetti, Glamour, 13 Nov. 2023 Remember how Hung explained that the hesperidin in yuzu helped protect against blood clots? Emily Laurence, Good Housekeeping, 4 Jan. 2023 The teeny-tiny light reflectors in the formula illuminate skin on contact, while retinol and something called alpha glucosyl hesperidin brighten under-eyes and smooth wrinkles over time. Sophie Wirt, Allure, 8 Sep. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin hesperidium orange, from Latin Hesperides

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hesperidin was in 1838

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Cite this Entry

“Hesperidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hesperidin. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

hesperidin

noun
hes·​per·​i·​din he-ˈsper-əd-ən How to pronounce hesperidin (audio)
: a crystalline glycoside C28H34O15 found in most citrus fruits and especially in orange peel
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