tectoridin

noun
tec·​to·​ri·​din | \ tekˈtōrədə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of tectoridin

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

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History and Etymology for tectoridin

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 20 Oct. 2020.

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