Definition of rhamnetin in US English:

rhamnetin

(also rhamnetine)

noun

Chemistry
  • A yellow crystalline compound which occurs in various plants, especially the common or purging buckthorn, Rhamnus cathartica.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From rhamnus + -etin. Compare rhamnin.

Pronunciation

rhamnetin

/ˈramnɪtɪn/