Meaning of peonin in English:

peonin

Pronunciation /ˈpiːənɪn/

noun

Chemistry
  • An anthocyanin (usually isolated as the reddish violet chloride, C₂₈ H₃₃ O₁₆ Cl) that is the colouring matter of red peonies and on hydrolysis gives peonidin and glucose.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Harper's Magazine. From peony + -in.