rheadine

noun
rhe·​a·​dine
variants: or rhoeadine \ ˈrēəˌdēn , -​dᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of rheadine

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Rheadine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rheadine. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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