noun hy·per·nic

Definition of hypernic



  1. 1 :  any of several tropical American dyewoods (as various brazilwoods or logwood)

  2. 2 :  a dye or an extract used in dyeing that is obtained from a hypernic

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Origin and Etymology of hypernic

hyper- + Nic aragua, country of Central America

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to cast off or become cast off

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