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

Word History


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

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“Vicianin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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