an antimicrobial substance, CHO, that occurs naturally in some plants, fruits, and seeds and acts as an antioxidant
Origin of resveratrolfrom res(inous) + veratr(um) + -ol
A polyphenolic compound, C14H12O3, that is found in grapes, mulberries, peanuts, and other plants or food products, especially red wine, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and may protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Origin of resveratrolres(orcinol) New Latin Vērātrum hellebore genus ; see veratrine. -ol 1