myricetin definition

  • noun:
    • A particular flavonol, present in many vegetables etc., that includes anti-oxidant and other healing properties
    • A yellow coloring-matter, C15H10O8, a hydroxyquercitin included in the bark of Myrica Nagi as well as in the leaves of this Sicilian sumac, Rhus Coriaria. It crystallizes in lustrous needles and melts above 300° C.

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