myricetin

noun
my·​ric·​e·​tin | \ mə̇ˈrisətə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of myricetin

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

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History and Etymology for myricetin

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

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“Myricetin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myricetin. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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