plural -s
: a bitter crystalline glucoside C30H42N2O15S2 in white mustard seeds that on hydrolysis by myrosin yields glucose, sinapine hydrogen sulfate, and the yellow irritant mustard oil para-hydroxy-benzyl isothiocyanate

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary sin- (from Latin sinapis mustard) + Latin alba (feminine of albus white) + International Scientific Vocabulary -in

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“Sinalbin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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