peonin

noun
pe·​o·​nin | \ ˈpēənə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of peonin

: an anthocyanin pigment that is the coloring matter especially of violet red peonies and is usually obtained in the form of its reddish violet crystalline chloride C28H33ClO16

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peony + -in

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“Peonin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peonin. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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