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1. quinine

noun. ['ˈkwaɪˌnaɪn'] a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy.

Synonyms

  • tonic
  • antimalarial drug
  • quinine water
  • tonic water

Antonyms

  • atonic
  • atonal

Etymology

  • quina (Spanish)
  • kina (Quechua)

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Rhymes with Quinine

  • asinine
  • canine
  • crossnine
  • strychnine

How do you pronounce quinine?

Pronounce quinine as kˈwaɪˌnaɪn.

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Sentences with quinine


1. Noun, singular or mass
Here's what you need to know about quinine in food.

2. Adjective
Tonic water or any other quinine-containing food or drink doesn't have nearly enough quinine to treat malaria.

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