noun tan·ghinin \tanˈginə̇n, taŋˈg-; ˈtaŋgənə̇n\

Definition of tanghinin



  1. :  a poisonous bitter crystalline compound constituting the active principle of the ordeal tree

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Origin and Etymology of tanghinin

International Scientific Vocabulary tanghin- (from New Latin Tanghinia, genus name of the ordeal tree Tanghinia venenifera) + -in

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to criticize severely

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