noun tab·er·nan·thine \ˌtabə(r)ˈnan(t)ˌthēn, -thə̇n\

Definition of tabernanthine



  1. :  a bitter crystalline alkaloid C20H26N2O isomeric with ibogaine and occurring with it

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Origin and Etymology of tabernanthine

New Latin Tabernanthe (genus name of the plant Tabernanthe iboga)—from a native name in central Africa—+ English -ine

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