plural -s
: a yellow crystalline flavone dye C15H10O8 obtained from many plants (as from the bark of the box myrtle and the leaves of sumacs)

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary myric- (from New Latin Myrica) + -et- + -in

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“Myricetin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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