plural -s
: 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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International Scientific Vocabulary viol- + anthocyanin

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“Violanin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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