bebeerine

[buh-beer-een, -in, beb-ee-uh-reen]

Origin of bebeerine

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

noun
  1. an alkaloid, resembling quinine, obtained from the bark of the greenheart and other plants

Word Origin for bebeerine

C19: from German Bebeerin; see bebeeru, -ine ²
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