noun pel·ar·go·nin

Definition of pelargonin



  1. :  an anthocyanin that is extracted from the dried petals of red pelargoniums or blue cornflowers or various dahlias in the form of its red crystalline chloride C27H31ClO15, that changes to the blue sodium salt C27H29O15Na if made alkaline, and that is a diglucoside of pelargonidin

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Origin and Etymology of pelargonin

International Scientific Vocabulary pelargonic + -in

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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