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[fley-vuh-nawl, -nol]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. the 3-hydroxy derivative of flavone, many of whose derivatives, as quercetin, are naturally occurring yellow dyes.
  2. any derivative of this compound.
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Origin of flavonol

First recorded in 1895–1900; flavone + -ol1
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British Dictionary definitions for flavonol


  1. a flavonoid that occurs in red wine and is said to offer protection against heart disease
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