Quin"ic (?), a. [See Quinine, and cf. Kinic.] Chem.

Pertaining to, derived from, or connected with, quinine and related compounds; specifically, designating a nonnitrogenous acid obtained from cinchona bark, coffee, beans, etc., as a white crystalline substance.

[Written also chinic, kinic.]

 

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