calycanthine

noun
cal·​y·​can·​thine | \ -ˈkanˌthēn, -an(t)thə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of calycanthine

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

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History and Etymology for calycanthine

New Latin Calycanthus + English -ine

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“Calycanthine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calycanthine. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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