Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The coloring matter of plants, especially of petals, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A general name for coloring matter of plants other than chlorophyll, especially that of petals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany, dated Any colouring matter in plants other than chlorophyll, and especially in the petals.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek colour + matter.

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