noun ab·ro·tine \ˈabrəˌtēn\

Definition of abrotine



  1. :  a colorless crystalline alkaloid C21H22N2O obtained from southernwood

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Origin and Etymology of abrotine

borrowed from French, from New Latin abrotanum abrotanum + French -ine 2-ine

First Known Use: 1883

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a brief usually trivial fact

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