malvin

noun
mal·​vin | \ ˈmalvə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of malvin

: an anthocyanin pigment found especially in the European wild mallow and in species of primrose and obtained usually as the reddish brown chloride C29H35ClO17

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History and Etymology for malvin

International Scientific Vocabulary malv- (from Latin malva) + -in

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“Malvin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malvin. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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