ruberythric acid

noun rub·eryth·ric acid \¦rübə¦rithrik-\

Definition of ruberythric acid

  1. :  a yellow crystalline acidic glycoside C25H26O13 occurring in madder root and yielding alizarin and primeverose on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of ruberythric acid

ruberythric International Scientific Vocabulary rub- (from New Latin Rubia) + erythr- + -ic


First Known Use: 1852


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