plural -s
: 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

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary pelargonic + -in

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“Pelargonin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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