Meaning of galangin in English:

galangin

Pronunciation /ɡəˈlaŋɡɪn/ /ɡəˈlandʒ(ɪ)n/

noun

Chemistry
  • A pale yellow, crystalline, flavonoid compound,originally isolated from the root of the galingale Alpinia officinarum.

    Galangin is 3,5,7-triihydroxyflavone; C₁₅H₁₀O₅.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Galangin from post-classical Latin galanga + German -in.