noun con·quin·a·mine \(ˈ)kän¦kwinəˌmēn, kənˈk-, -mə̇n\

Definition of conquinamine



  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C19H24N2O2 found with quinamine in cinchona barks

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Origin and Etymology of conquinamine

International Scientific Vocabulary com- + quinamine; originally formed as German konquinamin

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