Definition of melampyrin in English:

melampyrin

noun

Chemistry
rare
  • Dulcitol.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Thomson (1810–1864), medical officer of health. From German Melampyrin from scientific Latin Melampyrum, a genus of plants in which the substance is found + German -in.

Pronunciation

melampyrin

/ˌmɛləmˈpʌɪrɪn/