peonin

noun

pe·​o·​nin
ˈpēənə̇n
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

peony + -in

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“Peonin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peonin. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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