\\ˈakəˌwēn, -_wə̇n\ noun (-s)
Etymology: probably from German akoin, probably anagram of kokain cocaine — more at cocaine
: a white crystalline derivative C23H26CIN3O3 of guanidine used as a local anesthetic

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  • acoine — ac·o·ine ak ə .wēn, wən n a white crystalline derivative C23H26ClN3O3 of guanidine used as a local anesthetic …   Medical dictionary

  • acoine — n. white crystalline derived from guanidine and used as local anesthetic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acoine — ac·o·ine …   English syllables

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