noun. ['ˈkwaɪˌnaɪn'] a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy.
- antimalarial drug
- quinine water
- tonic water
- quina (Spanish)
- kina (Quechua)
Words that Rhyme with Quinine
Example sentences of the word quinine
1. Noun, singular or mass
Here's what you need to know about quinine in food.
Tonic water or any other quinine-containing food or drink doesn't have nearly enough quinine to treat malaria.