rheadine

noun rhe·a·dine \ˈrēəˌdēn, -dən\
variants: or

rhoeadine

\ˈrēəˌdēn, -dən\

Definition of rheadine

plural

-s

  1. :  a nonpoisonous crystalline alkaloid C21H21NO6 found in various poppies (as the corn poppy)

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Origin and Etymology of rheadine

International Scientific Vocabulary rhead-, rhoead- (from New Latin rhoead-, rhoeas —specific epithet of the corn poppy Papaver rhoeas —from Greek rhoiad-, rhoias corn poppy) + -ine


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