scoparin

noun

sco·​pa·​rin
ˈskōpərə̇n
plural -s
: the yellow crystalline coloring matter C22O22O11 of the flowers of broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary scopar- (from New Latin scoparius, specific epithet of Cytisus scoparius) + -in

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“Scoparin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scoparin. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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