vicianin

noun vi·ci·a·nin \-ənə̇n\

Definition of vicianin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline glycoside C19H25NO10 found in the seeds of a vetch (Vicia augustifolia) that yields vicianose, benzaldehyde, and hydrogen cyanide on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of vicianin

International Scientific Vocabulary vician- (from New Latin Vicia angustifolia) + -in


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