primulaverin

noun
prim·​u·​lav·​er·​in | \ˌprimyəˈlavərə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of primulaverin 

: a crystalline glycoside C20H28O13 that is isomeric with primeverin and occurs with it and that on hydrolysis yields primeverose and a derivative of gentisic acid

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for primulaverin

alteration (influenced by New Latin Primula) of International Scientific Vocabulary primeverin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about primulaverin

Share primulaverin

Statistics for primulaverin

Look-up Popularity

Comments on primulaverin

What made you want to look up primulaverin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

noxious or harmful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a-traditional-thanksgiving-dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!