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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A brownish-black mixture of alkaloids remaining after extraction of crystalline alkaloids from cinchona bark, used as a quinine substitute.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A brownish resinous substance obtained as a by-product in the treatment of cinchona bark.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A brownish resinous substance obtained as a by-product in the treatment of cinchona bark. It consists of a mixture of several alkaloids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as chinoidine.

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