malvidin

noun
mal·​vi·​din | \ ˈmalvədə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of malvidin

: 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

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History and Etymology for malvidin

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

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“Malvidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malvidin. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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