Definition of pelletierine in English:

pelletierine

noun

Chemistry
  • An oily liquid alkaloid, C₈H₁₅NO, obtained from the root bark of the pomegranate tree, Punica granatum.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From French pelletiérine from the name of P. J. Pelletier, French chemist + -ine.

Pronunciation

pelletierine

/ˌpɛləˈtɪəriːn//ˌpɛləˈtɪərʌɪn/