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Definition of riboflavin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

riboflavin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌraɪbəˈfleɪvɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌraɪbəˈfleɪvɪn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a vitamin which is important for producing energy, found in milk, liver, eggs and green vegetables Word Origin 1930s: from ribose + Latin flavus ‘yellow’ + -in.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: riboflavin