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[sin-i-grin] /ˈsɪn ɪ grɪn/
noun, Chemistry
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KC 1 0 H 1 6 NO 9 S 2 ⋅H 2 O, found chiefly in the seeds of the black mustard, that deters some insect predators.
Also called potassium myronate.
Origin of sinigrin
1875-80; < New Latin Sin(apis n)igr(a) species yielding black mustard seed (literally, black mustard; see sinapine, Negro) + -in2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We will use tannic acid, nicotine and sinigrin monohydrate.

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