Nicotianine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nicotianine (Chem) A white waxy substance having a hot, bitter taste, extracted from tobacco leaves and called also tobacco camphor.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. nicotianine,. See Nicotian

Usage

In literature:

The substances which differentiate tobacco from other plants and form its chief characteristics are Nicotianin, Nicotine and Malic Acid.
"Tobacco Leaves" by W. A. Brennan
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