Definition of meconidine in English:

meconidine

noun

Chemistry
  • An amorphous alkaloid, C₂₁H₂₃NO₄, present in opium.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From German Mekonidin from mekon- (in Mekonium) + -idin.

Pronunciation

meconidine

/mɪˈkɒnɪdiːn/