Definition of quercitrin in English:

quercitrin

Pronunciation /ˈkwəːsɪtrɪn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A pale yellow crystalline glycoside obtained from quercitron bark, which yields quercetin and rhamnose on hydrolysis and is used as a dye.

    Quercitrin is quercetin-3-rhamnoside; C₂₁H₂₀O₁₁.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From French quercitrin, quercitrine from quercitr- (in quercitron) + -in.