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Definition of "carotin" [ca•ro•tin]

  • Variant of carotene. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "carotin" in a sentence
  • "The content of vitamin A and carotin is maintained and vitamin B and vitamin C are also well preserved."
  • "Root contains some volatile oil, a large proportion of pectin, a peculiar coloring principle called carotin, and sugar."
  • "In this connection we may mention that one of the first results was the discovery that the yellow colouring matter in corpora lutea of cattle ovaries was by micro-analytical carbon hydrogen determination found to be carotin, the substance which is in carrots widely found in the vegetable kingdom."
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