noun cal·y·can·thine \-ˈkanˌthēn, -an(t)thə̇n\

Definition of calycanthine



  1. :  a bitter and poisonous crystalline alkaloid C22H26N4 that is obtained from seeds of plants of the genus Calycanthus

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Origin and Etymology of calycanthine

New Latin Calycanthus + English -ine

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