<chemistry> Pertaining to, derived from, or connected with, quinine and related compounds; specifically, designating a nonnitrogenous acid obtained from cinchona bark, coffee, beans, etc, as a white crystalline substance.

Alternative forms: chinic, kinic.

See: Quinine, and cf. Kinic.

(01 Mar 1998)

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