I. \(ˈ)siŋ|känik, (ˈ)sin|-\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin Cinchona + English -ic
: belonging to or obtained from cinchona
II. noun (-s)
: a constituent or preparation of cinchona used in medicine

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cinchonaceous /-kən-āˈshəs/ or cinchonic /-konˈik/ adjective
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Main Entry:cinchona

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