Yellowness or sallowness of the skin. [L. flavus, yellow]

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  • Flavēdo cortĭcis aurantiōrum, F. c. citri — (Pharm.), die gelbe Schale von Pomeranzen u. von Citronen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • flavedo — fla·vè·do s.f.inv. TS bot. 1. la parte più esterna della buccia degli agrumi, di colore giallo o giallo arancione 2. → clorosi 3. TS med. pigmentazione gialla della cute o delle sclere {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1973. ETIMO: der. di flavo con il… …   Dizionario italiano

  • flavedo — {{hw}}{{flavedo}}{{/hw}}s. m. Parte più esterna, gialla, della buccia dei frutti degli agrumi …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • flavedo — fla·ve·do …   English syllables

  • flavedo —   n. yellowness, especially of plants.    ♦ flavescent, a. turning yellow.    ♦ flavic(ant), a. yellow; yellowish.    ♦ flavid, a. golden yellow …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • flavedo — fləˈvē(ˌ)dō, flāˈ noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin flavus yellow : the outer colored layer of the mesocarp of a citrus fruit compare albedo …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Zest (ingredient) — For other uses, see Zest (disambiguation). Zesting an orange Zest is a food ingredient that is prepared by scraping or cutting from the outer, colorful skin of citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, citron, and lime. Zest is used to add flavor (… …   Wikipedia

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