plural -s
: a bitter crystalline alkaloid C20H26N2O isomeric with ibogaine and occurring with it

Word History


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

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“Tabernanthine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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