Capsicine
Capsicine Cap"si*cine, n. [From {Capsicum}.] (Chem.) A volatile alkaloid extracted from {Capsicum annuum} or from capsicin. [1913 Webster]

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  • Capsicine — Capsaïcine Capsaïcine Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Capsicum annuum — Capsicine Cap si*cine, n. [From {Capsicum}.] (Chem.) A volatile alkaloid extracted from {Capsicum annuum} or from capsicin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capsicum — Capsicum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Malagueta — Capsicum Capsicum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • capsaicin — /kap say euh sin/, n. a colorless, crystalline, bitter compound, C18H27NO3, present in capsicum. [1885 90; earlier capsicine, equiv. to CAPSIC(UM) + INE2; refashioned with capsa ( < L: box) for caps and IN2 for INE2] * * * ▪ chemical compound… …   Universalium

  • capsaicin — [kap seɪɪsɪn] noun Chemistry a cyclic compound responsible for the pungency of capsicums. Origin C19: alt. of capsicine, another substance formerly thought to have the same property …   English new terms dictionary

  • capsaicin — cap•sa•i•cin [[t]kæpˈseɪ ə sɪn[/t]] n. a colorless, crystalline, bitter compound, C18H27NO3, present in capsicum • Etymology: 1885–90; earlier capsicine= capsic (um) + ine II …   From formal English to slang

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