plural -s
: a crystalline isoflavone glucoside C22H22O11 found especially in the rhizomes of an Asiatic iris (Iris tectorum)

Word History


tectorum (specific epithet of Iris tectorum) (from Latin, genitive plural of tectum roof, house, building) + -idin

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“Tectoridin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tectoridin. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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