hesperidin

noun
hes·​per·​i·​din | \he-ˈsper-ə-dən \

Definition of hesperidin 

: 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

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, "15 Eye Creams That Are A Full Night’s Sleep In A Jar," 8 Sep. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hesperidin.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of hesperidin

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hesperidin

New Latin hesperidium orange, from Latin Hesperides

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hesperidin

Share hesperidin

Statistics for hesperidin

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for hesperidin

The first known use of hesperidin was in 1838

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for hesperidin

hesperidin

noun
hes·​per·​i·​din | \he-ˈsper-əd-ən \

Medical Definition of hesperidin 

: a crystalline glycoside C28H34O15 found in most citrus fruits and especially in orange peel

Comments on hesperidin

What made you want to look up hesperidin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!