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carotene

noun [U] uk   /ˈkær.ə.tiːn/  us   /ˈker-/ specialized
an orange-yellow or red pigment (= a substance that gives colour) contained in some foods
Translations of “carotene”
in Chinese (Traditional) 胡蘿蔔素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胡萝卜素…
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