anthocyanin definition

  • noun:
    • any one of various water-soluble pigments that impart to blossoms and other plant components colors which range from violet and blue to most shades of red.
    • some of many water-soluble purple to violet plant pigments pertaining to the flavonoids.
    • Same as anthokyan.
    • The mixed color matter in blue blossoms.
    • Any of various water-soluble pigments that impart to blossoms as well as other plant parts colors which range from violet and blue to many shades of purple.
    • some of many water-soluble purple to violet plant pigments related to the flavonoids.
    • just like anthokyan.
    • The dissolved color matter in blue flowers.

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