naringin

noun
na·​rin·​gin | \nəˈrinjə̇n, -iŋgə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of naringin 

: a bitter crystalline glycoside C27H32O14 that is found in the blossoms or fruit of the grapefruit and that on hydrolysis yields naringenin and a disaccharide constituted of d -glucose and l -rhamnose

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History and Etymology for naringin

International Scientific Vocabulary naring- (from Sanskrit nāraṅga, nāriṅga orange tree) + -in; originally formed in German

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