hesperidin

noun
hes·​per·​i·​din | \ he-ˈsper-ə-dən How to pronounce hesperidin (audio) \

Definition of hesperidin

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

Examples of hesperidin in a Sentence

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First Known Use of hesperidin

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hesperidin

New Latin hesperidium orange, from Latin Hesperides

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“Hesperidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hesperidin. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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hesperidin

noun
hes·​per·​i·​din | \ he-ˈsper-əd-ən How to pronounce hesperidin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hesperidin

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

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