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  • n. The science of the cultivation of cinchona and its use in medicine as quinine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science which treats of the cultivation of the cinchona, and of its use in medicine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sum of scientific knowledge concerning quinine and other cinchona alkaloids.


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