noun hor·de·nine \-dəˌnēn, -nə̇n\

Definition of hordenine



  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid HOC6H4CH2CH2N(CH3)2 found in germinating barley and in mescal

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Origin and Etymology of hordenine

International Scientific Vocabulary horden- (from Latin hordeum) + -ine; originally formed in French

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