cacaine
cacaine ca*ca"ine, n. (Chem.) The essential principle of cacao; -- now called {theobromine}. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • cacaine — noun The essential principle of cacao; – now called theobromine …   Wiktionary

  • theobromine — cacaine ca*ca ine, n. (Chem.) The essential principle of cacao; now called {theobromine}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C17H21NO4 — Cocaine Co ca*ine, n. (Chem.) A powerful narcotic alkaloid, {C17H21NO4}, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cocaine — Co ca*ine, n. (Chem.) A powerful narcotic alkaloid, {C17H21NO4}, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive and is not …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crack — Cocaine Co ca*ine, n. (Chem.) A powerful narcotic alkaloid, {C17H21NO4}, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”