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bebeerine

[buh-beer-een, -in, beb-ee-uh-reen] /bəˈbɪər in, -ɪn, ˈbɛb i əˌrin/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
an alkaloid resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants.
Origin of bebeerine
1850-1855
1850-55; < German Bebeerin, equivalent to Bebeer(ubaum) bebeeru tree + -in -ine2
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bebeerine

/bəˈbɪəriːn; -rɪn/
noun
1.
an alkaloid, resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants
Word Origin
C19: from German Bebeerin; see bebeeru, -ine²
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