rutin

[ root-n ]
/ ˈrut n /

noun Pharmacology.

a bright yellow or greenish-yellow substance, C27H30O16, obtained chiefly from buckwheat, and used in the treatment of capillary fragility.

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Origin of rutin

<German Rutin (1842) <New Latin Rut(a) rue, a source of the substance (see rutaceous) + German -in-in2
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