vicianin

noun
vi·​ci·​a·​nin | \ -ənə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of vicianin

: 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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History and Etymology for vicianin

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

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“Vicianin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vicianin. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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