plural -s
: a crystalline glycoside C21H20O12 obtained especially from the bark of the box myrtle and yielding myricetin and rhamnose on hydrolysis

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary myric- (from New Latin Myrica) + -itrin (as in quercitrin)

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“Myricitrin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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