violanin

noun vi·o·lan·in \ˌvīəˈlanə̇n\

Definition of violanin

plural

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  1. :  an anthocyanin that is obtained from the pansy as the bluish violet crystalline chloride C36H37O18Cl and yields on hydrolysis delphinidin, para-hydroxy-cinnamic acid, and glucosyl-rhamnose

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Origin and Etymology of violanin

International Scientific Vocabulary viol- + anthocyanin


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