Quinovin : Definition

Quinovin

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Pronunciation : Qui*no"vin
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL. quina nova the tree Cosmibuena magnifolia, whose bark yields quinovin.] (Chem.)
Definition : Defn: An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks. Called also quinova bitter, and quinova. [Written also chinovin, and kinovin.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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