Definition of papaveric in English:

papaveric

adjective

Chemistry
rare
  • "papaveric acid"noun †(a) meconic acid; (b) a constituent of the red colouring matter of the petals of the corn poppy (now rare or disused); (c), a crystalline, bicyclic acid, C₁₆H₁₃NO₇, made by oxidizing papaverine.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From classical Latin papāver poppy + -ic.

Pronunciation

papaveric

/ˌpapəˈvɛrɪk/