syringin

noun sy·rin·gin \ -jə̇n \

Definition of syringin

plural -s
:a crystalline glucoside C17H24O9 found especially in the bark of a lilac (Syringa vulgaris) and of privets that on hydrolysis yields glucose and methoxy-coniferyl alcohol

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Origin and Etymology of syringin

French syringine, from New Latin Syringa (generic name of Syringa vulgaris) + French -ine


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