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tomatine

Line breaks: toma|tine
Pronunciation: /ˈtɒmətiːn/

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(also tomatin /ˈtɒmətɪn/)

Definition of tomatine in English:

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
A compound of the steroid glycoside class, present in the stems and leaves of the tomato and related plants.

Origin

1940s: from tomato + -ine4.

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