flavopurpurin

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

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

Nearby words

  1. flavoenzyme,
  2. flavone,
  3. flavonoid,
  4. flavonol,
  5. flavoprotein,
  6. flavor,
  7. flavor enhancer,
  8. flavor of the month,
  9. flavored,
  10. flavorful

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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