noun gram·ine \ˈgraˌmēn, -mə̇n\

Definition of gramine



  1. :  a crystalline base (C8H6N)CH2N(CH3)2 occurring especially in the germ of Swedish barley and made from indole by reaction with formaldehyde and dimethylamine; 3-(dimethylamino-methyl)-indole

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Origin and Etymology of gramine

International Scientific Vocabulary gram- (from Latin gramen grass) + -ine

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