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Meaning of QUINIC

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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