toringin

noun
to·​rin·​gin | \ təˈrinjə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of toringin

: a crystalline flavone glucoside C21H20O9 that occurs in the bark of a shrubby Japanese crab apple (Malus sieboldii) and in the buds of several poplars and that yields chrysin and glucose on hydrolysis

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History and Etymology for toringin

New Latin toringo (specific epithet of Pyrus toringo, synonym of Malus sieboldii) (from Japanese, a crab apple tree) + English -in

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“Toringin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toringin. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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