Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The reduced hydrated form of harmine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid found in the plant Peganum harmala. It forms bitter, yellow salts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vegetable alkaloid derived from the husks of the seeds of the harmel, Peganum Harmala. Its chemical formula is C13H14N2O. It makes a valuable dye, the harmala-red of commerce.

Etymologies

harmal +‎ -ine (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He is not allowed to conduct any holistic or healing ceremonies involving the banned substance harmaline.

    Healer gets house arrest in Wiki woman

  • On the one hand, there's this woody liana which has in it a series of beta-carbolines, harmine, harmaline, mildly hallucinogenic.

    Wade Davis on endangered cultures

  • The psychoactive ingredients in the bark of yagé are the beta-carbolines harmine and harmaline.

    One River

  • When the active ingredient harmaline was first isolated, Colombian scientists called it telepathine.

    One River

  • He has solved the riddle of the morphine molecule's structure, in connection with which quite 20 different formulae have been under consideration, he has clarified the essential features of the strychnine formula, even though some details are still uncertain, and he has made decisive contributions towards the investigation of many other alkaloids with strangely sounding names like gnoscopine, harmaline, physostigmine, and rutaecarpine.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1947 - Presentation Speech

  • ROBINSON, B. (1965) Characterisation and identification of harmidine as harmaline.

    Chapter 5

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