plural -s
: an anthocyanidin widely distributed in plants especially in the form of its glucosides malvin and oenin and also in the free form in grapes and usually obtained as the violet-brown crystalline chloride C17H15ClO7

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary malv- (from Latin malva mallow) + -idin

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“Malvidin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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