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

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

Time Traveler for hesperidin

Time Traveler

The first known use of hesperidin was in 1838

See more words from the same year

Statistics for hesperidin

Cite this Entry

“Hesperidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hesperidin. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for hesperidin


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

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).


Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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