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carotene

car·o·tene (car·o·tin)

carotene (carotin)

 
pronunciation:
kae r tin [or] kae r tihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a reddish orange hydrocarbon pigment produced in orange, yellow, and dark green plant parts, and required in human nutrition as a source of vitamin A.
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