plural -s
: a crystalline glucoside C22H24O11 found in the bitter cherry of western and in the chokecherry of eastern North America that on hydrolysis yields glucose and prunetin

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary pruni (from New Latin prunus, genus name of prunus emarginata) + -trin (as in dextrin)

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“Prunitrin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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