bixin

noun

bix·​in ˈbik-sən How to pronounce bixin (audio)
: a red-brown carotenoid acid ester C25H30O4 constituting the chief coloring matter of annatto and used similarly

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“Bixin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bixin. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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