Meaning of zoofulvin in English:

zoofulvin

noun

rare
  • A yellow carotenoid pigment (xanthophyll) found in the plumage of certain birds.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From zoo- + classical Latin fulvus tawny + -in, after German Zoofulvin.

Pronunciation

zoofulvin

/ˌzuːə(ʊ)ˈfʊlvɪn/ /ˌzəʊə(ʊ)ˈfʊlvɪn/