sempervirine

noun sem·per·virine

Definition of sempervirine

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C19H16N2 obtained from the yellow jessamine shrub

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Origin and Etymology of sempervirine

International Scientific Vocabulary sempervir- (from New Latin sempervirens —specific epithet of the woody vine Gelsemium sempervirens —, from sempervirent-, sempervirens evergreen) + -ine


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