quinova
Quinovin Qui*no"vin, n. [NL. quina nova the tree Cosmibuena magnifolia, whose bark yields quinovin.] (Chem.) An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks. Called also {quinova bitter}, and {quinova}. [Written also {chinovin}, and {kinovin}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • quinova bitter — Quinovin Qui*no vin, n. [NL. quina nova the tree Cosmibuena magnifolia, whose bark yields quinovin.] (Chem.) An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks. Called also {quinova bitter}, and {quinova}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chinovin — Quinovin Qui*no vin, n. [NL. quina nova the tree Cosmibuena magnifolia, whose bark yields quinovin.] (Chem.) An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks. Called also {quinova bitter}, and {quinova}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinovin — Quinovin Qui*no vin, n. [NL. quina nova the tree Cosmibuena magnifolia, whose bark yields quinovin.] (Chem.) An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks. Called also {quinova bitter}, and {quinova}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quinovin — Qui*no vin, n. [NL. quina nova the tree Cosmibuena magnifolia, whose bark yields quinovin.] (Chem.) An amorphous bitter glucoside derived from cinchona and other barks. Called also {quinova bitter}, and {quinova}. [Written also {chinovin}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quinovatannic acid — kwə̇|nōvə+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary quinova (from quinovic) + tannic : a tannin obtained from the bark of a cinchona …   Useful english dictionary

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