quin

noun
\ ˈkwin \
plural -s

Definition of quin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variants: or quino-

Definition of quin- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : quina : cinchona bark quinotannic quinoline quinine
2 : quinic acid quinate
3 : quinoline quinocyanine
4 : quinone quinitol quinoid

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History and Etymology for quin

Noun

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Spanish quina cinchona bark

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“Quin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quin. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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