Definition of naringin in English:

naringin

noun

Chemistry
  • A bitter flavonoid glucoside, C₂₇H₃₂O₁₄, of a tricyclic alcohol, which is found in the grapefruit, the pomelo, and certain types of orange.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Naringin from Sanskrit nāriṅga orange tree + -in.