rutin

[root-n]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a bright yellow or greenish-yellow substance, C27H30O16, obtained chiefly from buckwheat, and used in the treatment of capillary fragility.

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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