theine


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theine

(ˈθiːiːn; -ɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for caffeine, esp when present in tea
[C19: from New Latin thea tea + -ine2]
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Ravel also explained the scientific definition of the stimulating molecules, noting that whilst most people will simply call them all caffeine, others will insist on some subtle differences, which require the distinctive denominations of caffeine for coffee, theine for tea, mateine for mate and guaranine for guarana.
Les boissons contenant de la cafeine et de la theine, sont deconseillees si vous etes sujet aux remontees acides.