Meaning of flavonol

fla•vo•nol

Pronunciation: (flā'vu-nôl", -nol"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. the 3-hydroxy derivative of flavone, many of whose derivatives, as quercetin, are naturally occurring yellow dyes.
  2. any derivative of this compound.
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