plural -s
: an alkaloid C16H25NO6 in black mustard seeds that is an unstable ester of choline and sinapic acid see sinalbin

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary sinap- (from Latin sinapis mustard) + -ine; originally formed as German sinapin

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“Sinapine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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