Definition of idaein
: an anthocyanin pigment obtained in the form of the greenish brown crystalline chloride C21H21ClO11 from the skin of red apples and from cranberries and similar fruit; a galactoside of cyanidin
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of idaein
International Scientific Vocabulary idae-, ide- (from New Latin vitis-idaea —specific epithet of the mountain cranberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea minus —, from Latin vitis vine + idaea, feminine of idaeus) + -in
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up idaein? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).