morin

noun
mo·​rin | \ ˈmōrə̇n, ˈmȯr- \
plural -s

Definition of morin

: a pale yellow crystalline flavono pigment C15H10O7 found in old fustic and osage orange

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History and Etymology for morin

French morine, from New Latin Morus + French -ine; from the former belief that the fustic tree belonged to the genus Morus

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“Morin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morin. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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