noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cantha- (from New Latin Cantharellus cinnabarinus, mushroom species from which it was obtained) + xanth- + 1-in Date: circa 1951 a naturally occurring carotenoid C40H52O2 used especially as a color additive for food

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