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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sing-kuh-neen, -nin, sin-]
    • /ˈsɪŋ kəˌnin, -nɪn, ˈsɪn-/
    • /sˈɪntʃənˌaɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sing-kuh-neen, -nin, sin-]
    • /ˈsɪŋ kəˌnin, -nɪn, ˈsɪn-/

Definitions of cinchonine word

  • noun cinchonine an insoluble crystalline alkaloid isolated from cinchona bark, used to treat malaria. Formula: C19H22N2O 3
  • noun cinchonine a stereoisomer of cinchonidine, with the same derivation and use 3
  • noun cinchonine a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble alkaloid, C 19 H 22 N 2 O, a stereoisomer of cinchonidine, obtained from the bark of various species of cinchona and used chiefly as a quinine substitute. 1
  • noun cinchonine A compound with antipyretic properties, derived from cinchona bark and used as a substitute for quinine. 1
  • noun cinchonine (organic chemistry) An alkaloid, obtained from the bark of cinchona trees, that is used as an antimalarial agent. 0

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Origin of cinchonine

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
First recorded in 1815-25; cinchon(a) + -ine2

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cinchonine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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