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, n. [F. (cf. Sp. quinina), fr. Sp. quina, or
quinaquina, Peruvian bark, fr. Peruv. kina, quina, bark. Cf.
An alkaloid extracted from the bark of several species of
cinchona (esp. Cinchona Calisaya
) as a bitter white
crystalline substance, C20H24N2O2
. Hence, by extension
(Med.), any of the salts of this alkaloid, as the acetate,
chloride, sulphate, etc., employed as a febrifuge or
antiperiodic. Called also quinia
, etc. [Written