piperine

noun pip·er·ine \ ˈpi-pə-ˌrēn \

Definition of piperine

: a white crystalline alkaloid C17H19NO3 that is the chief active constituent of pepper

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Origin and Etymology of piperine

probably from French pipérine, from Latin piper pepper


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piperine

noun pip·er·ine \ ˈpip-ə-ˌrēn \

medical Definition of piperine

: a white crystalline alkaloid C17H19NO3 that is the chief active constituent of pepper

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