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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Yellow or orange-red fat-soluble pigments in plants; An orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants.

Usage examples (32)
  • They therefore proposed that carotene is a provitamin, an immediate precursor to
  • A: Flamingos are pink thanks to their diet, which is high in carotene, a natural food color found in carrots.
  • Sharon fruit is rich in beta carotene, which is a precursor to vitamin A. Spinach is very rich in iron.
  • Beta-carotene, which is normally found in carrots Unwanted body can be a very embarrassing thing to deal with in modern society. for more
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  • Eating lots of "carotene" (a source of vitamin A found in yellow vegetables) is important for making good quality "keratin" (the protein that aids in building hair and nails).
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