Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A yellow gelatinous or crystalline substance found in broom (Cytisus scoparius).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow gelatinous or crystalline substance found in broom (Cytisus scoparius) accompanying sparteïne.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystalline principle found in the flowers of Spartium Scoparium, used in medicine for its diuretic properties.

Etymologies

scoparius +‎ -in (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Twelve other flavonoid-like compounds were additionally found in the Schauss et al. 2006a study, including homoorientin, orientin, taxifolin deoxyhexose, isovitexin and scoparin, as well as several unknown flavonoids.

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