anthocyanin /ˌanθə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪənɪn/

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I. noun [ mass noun]

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[Chemistry] a blue, violet, or red flavonoid pigment found in plants.

the earliest carrots were purple, because they contained anthocyanin.
– origin mid 19th cent.: from German Anthocyan, from Greek anthos ‘flower’ + kuanos ‘blue’ + -in1.

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