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sinapine

[ sin-uh-pahyn, -pin ]
/ ˈsɪn əˌpaɪn, -pɪn /
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noun Chemistry.

an alkaloid extracted from various oilseeds, especially the seeds of brown mustard, rapeseed, and other cruciferous plants.

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Origin of sinapine

First recorded in 1830–40; from Latin sināp(i) “mustard” (from Greek sínāpi ) + -ine2
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