Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to cinchona; derived from or having the properties of cinchona: as, cinchonic acid. Also quinic, kinic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Belonging to, or obtained from, cinchona.

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  • adjective Belonging to, or obtained from, cinchona.

Etymologies

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cinchona +‎ -ic

Examples

  • We shall here confine ourselves to this observation, that, in the species of the genus cinchona, the antifebrile virtues do not appear to belong to the tannin (which is only accidentally mingled in them), or to the cinchonate of lime; but in a resiniform matter, soluble both by alcohol and by water, and which, it is believed, is composed of two principles, the cinchonic bitter and the cinchonic red.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • We shall here confine ourselves to this observation, that, in the species of the genus cinchona, the antifebrile virtues do not appear to belong to the tannin (which is only accidentally mingled in them), or to the cinchonate of lime; but in a resiniform matter, soluble both by alcohol and by water, and which, it is believed, is composed of two principles, the cinchonic bitter and the cinchonic red.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 1

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