noun vic·ine \ˈvisə̇n\
variants: less commonly



Definition of vicine



  1. :  a crystalline glucoside C10H16N4O7 obtained especially from seeds of vetches (genus Vicia) and beets that yields glucose and a pyrimidine on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of vicine

Latin vicia vetch + International Scientific Vocabulary -ine

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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