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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark.

Usage examples (28)
  • "Ah! that is the reason it is called quinine by the English," observed
  • But she had no idea whether it was even called quinine here, or how it was administered.
  • The fashionable sulphate of quinine, which is most extensively used, I consider the most objectionable form of the drug.
  • He had been so sure it should have been 'quinine'. for more
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