noun cin·cho·tine \-ˌtēn, -tə̇n\

Definition of cinchotine



  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C19H24N2O in cinchona bark —called also hydrocinchonine

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Origin and Etymology of cinchotine

French, irregular from New Latin Cinchona + French -ine

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capable of being understood in two ways

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