bebeerine

bebeerine

[buh-beer-een, -in, beb-ee-uh-reen]
noun Pharmacology.
an alkaloid resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants.

Origin:
1850–55; < German Bebeerin, equivalent to Bebeer(ubaum) bebeeru tree + -in -ine2

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bebeerine (bəˈbɪəriːn, -rɪn)
 
n
an alkaloid, resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants
 
[C19: from German Bebeerin; see bebeeru, -ine²]

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