from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An anthocyanidin, 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)chromenylium-3,5,7-triol, found in geraniums and several soft berries


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • By the reduction of one such yellow pigment, quercetin, he has obtained the cyanidin which occurs in roses and cornflowers, and by chemical synthesis he has succeeded in preparing the cyanidin of the pelargonia, pelargonidin.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1915 - Presentation


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.