: synthetic alkaloid anesthetic
procaine

Word History

Etymology

German -kain, from kokain cocaine

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Cite this Entry

“-caine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-caine. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Biographical Definition

Caine

biographical name

Sir (Thomas Henry) Hall 1853–1931 English novelist
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