noun ac·ti·nine \ˈak-tə-ˌnēn, -nən\

Definition of actinine



  1. :  a base C7H15NO2 found in a sea anemone (Actinia equina)

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Origin and Etymology of actinine

New Latin Actinia (genus name of Actinia equina) + English -ine

First Known Use: 1870

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capable of being understood in two ways

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