[ root-n ]
/ ˈrut n /
a bright yellow or greenish-yellow substance, C27H30O16, obtained chiefly from buckwheat, and used in the treatment of capillary fragility.
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Example sentences from the Web for rutin
Rutin (or rutinic acid), according to Weiss, is a glucoside which exists in the form of fine needles, bright yellow in color.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera