jamacina
Jamaicine Ja*ma"i*cine, n. [From Jamaica.] (Chem.) An alkaloid said to be contained in the bark of {Geoffroya inermis}, a leguminous tree growing in Jamaica and Surinam; -- called also {jamacina}. --Watts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jamacina — Jam a*ci na, n. [NL.] Jamaicine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geoffroya inermis — Jamaicine Ja*ma i*cine, n. [From Jamaica.] (Chem.) An alkaloid said to be contained in the bark of {Geoffroya inermis}, a leguminous tree growing in Jamaica and Surinam; called also {jamacina}. Watts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jamaicine — Ja*ma i*cine, n. [From Jamaica.] (Chem.) An alkaloid said to be contained in the bark of {Geoffroya inermis}, a leguminous tree growing in Jamaica and Surinam; called also {jamacina}. Watts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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