Definition of anthoxanthin in English:

anthoxanthin

(also anthoxantin, anthoxanthine, anthoxantine)

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a class of yellow or white flavonoid pigments found in plants.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal. From German Anthoxanthin (L. C. Marquart Farben der Blüthen 66; also Anthoxantin) from ancient Greek ἄνθος flower + ancient Greek ξανθός yellow + German -in.

Pronunciation

anthoxanthin

/ˌanθəˈzanθɪn/