noun aku·am·mine \ˌa-ˌkü-ˈa-ˌmēn\

Definition of akuammine



  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C22H28N2O4 found in the seeds of a West African tree (Picralima nitida) of the dogbane family

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Origin and Etymology of akuammine

Tshi akuamma owala + English -ine

First Known Use: 1929

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to criticize severely

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