Definition of morin in English:

morin

(also morine)

Pronunciation /ˈmɔːrɪn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A flavonoid found in the wood of old fustic and related trees, used as a yellow dye and as an antioxidant; 3,5,7,2′,4′-pentahydroxyflavone, C₁₅ H₁₀ O₇.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. From French morin from scientific Latin Morus, genus name + French -in, -ine.