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flavone +‎ -oid, from Latin flāvus (yellow). Not related to flavor.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfleɪvənɔɪd/, /ˈflævənɔɪd/

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flavonoid (plural flavonoids)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of many compounds that are plant metabolites, being formally derived from flavone; they have antioxidant properties, and sometimes contribute to flavor.

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