oenin

noun

oe·​nin
variants or less commonly enin
ˈēnə̇n
plural -s
: an anthocyanin pigment occurring in the skin of the blue grape and forming a dark red or reddish brown crystalline chloride C23H25ClO12

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary oen- + -in; probably originally formed as German önin

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“Oenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oenin. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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