[ he-sper-i-din ]
/ hɛˈspɛr ɪ dɪn /
a crystallizable, bioflavinoid glycoside, C28H34O15, occurring in most citrus fruits, especially in the spongy envelope of oranges and lemons.
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Example sentences from the Web for hesperidin
It differs from hesperidin in dissolving in potash without alteration.
The bitter taste so evident in the lemon is due to limonin and hesperidin, which occur most abundantly in the rind.
British Dictionary definitions for hesperidin
/ (hɛˈspɛrɪdɪn) /
a glycoside extracted from orange peel or other citrus fruits and used to treat capillary fragility
Word Origin for hesperidin
C19: from New Latin hesperidium + -in
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