from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various water-soluble pigments that impart to flowers and other plant parts colors ranging from violet and blue to most shades of red.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of many water-soluble red to violet plant pigments related to the flavonoids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as anthokyan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The dissolved coloring matter in blue flowers.
antho- + cyanin(e).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
antho- + cyan + -in (Wiktionary)