hyperin

noun
hy·​per·​in | \ ˈhīpərə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of hyperin

: a glycoside C21H20O12 found in various plants (as St.-John's-wort and apples); quercetin 3-galactoside

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History and Etymology for hyperin

hyper- (from New Latin Hypericum, genus that produces it) + -in

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“Hyperin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperin. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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