delphinin

[ del-fuh-nin ]
/ ˈdɛl fə nɪn /

noun Chemistry.

a violet anthocyanin, C41H38O21, found in the flowers of the larkspur, Delphinium consolida.

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Example sentences from the Web for delphinin

  • The systolic stillness of the heart is also removed by substances which paralyse the heart, as delphinin, saponin, and apomorphin.