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

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History and Etymology for primulaverin

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

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“Primulaverin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primulaverin. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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