quino-


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quino-

or quin-
pref.
1. Cinchona; cinchona bark: quinoidine.
2. Quinone: quinoid.

[From Spanish quina, cinchona bark, from Quechua kina.]
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quino-

or before a vowel

quin-

combining form
indicating cinchona, cinchona bark, or quinic acid: quinidine; quinol; quinoline.
[see quinine]
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