tanghinin

noun
tan·ghinin | \tanˈginə̇n, taŋˈg-;ˈtaŋgənə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of tanghinin 

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

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History and Etymology for tanghinin

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

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