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- n. A derivative of tetrahydro-quinoline (C10H13NO). It was used as an antipyretic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pale buff or white crystalline alkaloid derived from quinoline, and used as an antipyretic in medicine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A whitish crystalline powder (C10H13ON.HCl. + H2O), bitter-salt in taste, soluble in water and alcohol, and used in medicine as an antipyretic.
From the Greek kairos ("the right time"). (Wiktionary)