flavopurpurin

[ fley-voh-pur-pyuh-rin ]
/ ˌfleɪ voʊˈpɜr pyə rɪn /

noun Chemistry.

a yellow, crystalline anthraquinone dye, C14H8O5, isomeric with purpurin.

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Origin of flavopurpurin

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British Dictionary definitions for flavopurpurin

flavopurpurin
/ (ˌfleɪvəʊˈpɜːpjʊrɪn) /

noun

a yellow crystalline dye derived from anthraquinone. Formula: C 14 H 5 O 2 (OH) 3

Word Origin for flavopurpurin

C20: from Latin flāvus yellow + purpurin
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